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A loan of $250 helped to buy beverages, charcoal, rice, canned goods, seasonings and frozen foods to sell.


Susan's story

Susan is a mother who owns and manages a small variety store in her community. She is now 52 years old and has two grown-up children. Despite the hardships of living, she has the strong determination to uplift their status of living and give her family a better life.

In this regard, Susan aims to improve her variety store to generate a higher income. But due to insufficient capital, she is requesting an additional loan of PHP 10,000 to buy beverages, charcoal, rice, canned goods, seasonings and frozen foods for sale. Through her patience and strong determination she believes that someday, she will improve the business and make it more profitable in the future.



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