A loan of $875 helped to buy a larger stock of garlic and biscuits for her business.


Erlinda's story

This is Erlinda, 41, a resident of Intramuros, Manila, Philippines. She is married to Enrique, a worker, and a mother to her children. She manages their household, together with her husband, while operating the business. At this time, she is working hard to provide a continuing flow of income for her everyday expenses. Erlinda operates a buying and selling business. What she does, basically, is to buy garlic and biscuits from wholesalers, repackage them, and sell them at a profit. Her regular customers are neighbors and the local community. She earns a minimum of PHP 500 every day. To help her continue operations of her business, she is applying for a PHP 35,000 loan. She will use the loan to buy larger quantities of garlic products and expand her inventory. She expects a boost in her business income as she expands her business. Erlinda hopes that her business will continue to grow and dreams that her children will finish their studies. She meets with her co-fellowship members to share stories of her life and business every week, and there she can also draw strength and inspiration from the Word of God she studies.



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