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Total loan: $150
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Elpedia

Philippines
Getafe, Bohol, Philippines / Food Production/Sales

A loan of $150 helped to buy flour, cooking oil and margarine.


Elpedia's story

Elpedia is a 48-year-old married woman from Getafe, Bohol. She has eight children.The oldest child is 23 while the youngest is 8.

She engages in a food vending business. She sells snack foods like buchi. (Buchi is a rice cake made from sweet rice flour that is molded into shape with a sweet bean paste filling. This delectable treat is deep fried under high heat before serving.)

Elpedia requested a loan of 6,000 PHP to buy flour, cooking oil and margarine, to increase her production and thus her income. In the future, Elpedia would like to expand her business to support her family and also to save to finance her children's educations.



Loan details

Loan length:

7 months
Disbursed date: May 15, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: Community Economic Ventures, Inc. (CEVI), a partner of VisionFund International

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Loan details

Loan length:

7 months
Disbursed date: May 15, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: Community Economic Ventures, Inc. (CEVI), a partner of VisionFund International