A loan of $150 helped to buy additional groceries to sell like canned goods, candies, biscuits, rice, soap, soda, and toiletries.


Lydia's story

Lydia is a 61-year-old married woman from Ubay, Bohol. She runs a sari-sari or variety store business selling various goods and commodities to the people in her place. Lydia wants to expand her business but lacks the financial resources to do so. She joined CEVI to gain access to the loan services offered by the organization to small entrepreneurs like her. She is asking for a loan to buy additional groceries to sell like canned goods, candies, biscuits, rice, soap, soda, and toiletries.

In the future, Lydia hopes to sustain her business so that it will continue generating income.



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