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A loan of $300 helped to buy fertilizer and pesticides.

Vilma's story

Vilma is a 46-year-old married woman and the mother of two children. They live in San Miguel, Bohol.

Vilma, together with her husband, has been in the rice farming business for more than 18 years.

She is asking for a loan to buy fertilizer and pesticides. With this, they will be able to improve their farm and eventually, its harvest.

Vilma dreams of expanding their farm in order to generate the additional income necessary for the needs of the family.

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