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A loan of $425 helped to buy items like fruit flavored juice, chicken, vegetables and spaghetti.

Janette's story

Janette is a 38-year-old married woman from Corella, Bohol. She has five children. The oldest child is 17 while the youngest is 8. She has been in the food vending business for 10 years. She sells homemade spaghetti, fried chicken and pinakbet (mixed vegetables and pork stew cooked with bagoong, which are anchovies), as well as fruit flavored juice like pineapple, mango and orange.

She earns 4,500 pesos a month by doing the food vending business. She requested a loan of 17,000 pesos to buy more merchandise like fruit juices, spaghetti, chicken, tomato sauce, vegetables like squash, ampalaya (bitter gourd), pork and cooking oil.

In the future, Janette would like to invest in other ventures to support the schooling of her children.

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