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A loan of $975 helped to buy material for Swarovski jewelry making.

Ruth Ann's story

Ruth Ann is 56, married and has four children. You never see in her face that she has a problem or difficulties in life. She keeps on smiling even when she carries burdens. Through farming and a retail business, she is able to send her children to school. Three of them are degree holders and have their own jobs. Ruth Ann is striving to help her youngest child, who is graduating, take an information technology course. Even though she is financially supported by her children, she doesn’t want to rely on them.
Ruth Ann is determined to gain additional income aside from the retailing of canned goods, soft drinks and spices. So, she is also selling fashion accessories like bracelets, earrings, necklaces and rings to her costumers. At present, Ruth Ann has many costumers buying her accessories because of their good quality. Sometimes she cannot respond quickly to her costumers demand because she is lacking capital. Thus, she is requesting a loan of PHP 40,000 to buy materials for Swarovski jewelry making. She hopes to sell more and earn more. She looks toward the success of the business and children as well.

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