A loan of $325 helped to purchase additional products like hotdogs, pork and chicken.


Lydia's story

Lydia is 44 years old and married with three children. She lives in Tangub City, Misamis Occidental. To make a living, Lydia makes and sells food. The main source of income for the business comes primarily from selling barbecue. Lydia has been engaged in her business for over five years and earns approximately 11,200 Philippine pesos a month from these activities. In 2009, Lydia joined GDMPC, a Kiva partner, to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Lydia is requesting a loan of 13,000 PHP, which will be used to purchase additional products like hotdogs, pork and chicken. Lydia plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve the general living conditions of her family.



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