A loan of $350 helped to purchase ingredients for snack vending.


Merly's story

Merly is 47 years old, married, and has six school-age children.

She has been engaged in snack vending for seven years with a monthly income of PHP 5,000. She joined Paglaum in 2004 and applied for a loan to purchase additional ingredients for snack vending. A portion of her loan will be used to pay for labor in cultivating their land for a garden to have additional income. The profit she earns will be used to support the education of her children.



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