A loan of $150 helped to buy fishing nets, lift weights and various stock.


Ermelinda's story

Ermelinda is a 39-year-old married woman from Talibon, Bohol. She has 9 children. The oldest is 17 while the youngest is 7 months old. Ermelinda runs a sari-sari (variety) store. She sells various items like soft drinks, juice, biscuits, noodles, dishwashing liquid and soap. Ermelinda has been running a store for almost 10 years. Aside from running a store, Ermelinda goes fishing. She sells fish to augment her income. Ermelinda requested a loan of 6000 PHP to buy fishing nets, lift weights and various stock for the store. In the future, Ermelinda hopes that she could expand both her businesses to support the education of her children.



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