A loan of $250 helped to purchase bamboo for manufacturing 'sawali' (mats).


Trinidad's story

Trinidad is from Bobongan, Ramon Magsaysay. She is 52 years old, married and has six children. To make a living, Trinidad makes and sells bamboo mats (sawali) to tourists and local community members. Trinidad has been engaged in her business for seven years and earns 5,000 PHP a month for these activities.

In 2009, Trinidad joined GDMPC. Trinidad is requesting a loan of 10,000 PHP which will be used to purchase bamboo for manufacturing 'sawali'. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve her family's general living conditions.



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