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A loan of $750 helped to purchase new items such as candies, Milo (malted milk), shampoo and soaps.


Emelia's story

Emelia is 49 years old and she is from Gango, Ozamis City. She is married and has three children.

To earn a living, Emelia owns and operates a general store. Emelia been engaged in her business for six years and earns 6,500 PHP each month for these activities. Emelia is requesting a loan of 30,000 PHP, which she will use to purchase new items such as candies, Milo (a brand of malted milk), shampoo, soaps, etc. to add to her inventory. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from her business to improve her family’s general living conditions.

In 2010, Emelia joined GDMPC.



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