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Juna is from Philippines. She has 5 children. She needs a loan of $125 purchase softdrinks, junkfoods and other dry goods to resell.
Juna Munez is 34 years old and lives in Catmon, Cebu. She has owned a Sari-sari store since 2003 and earns 200/day.
She has five children; Kevin Munez-16, Joan Munez-14, Christian Munez-12, Joel Munez Jr-8 and
Ralph Munez-6. She states "I have competitors and I plan to have business expansion this year".
With her loan she will purchase 3 case softdrinks(coke sakto), Sardines, cornbeef, and Beefloaf to increase profitability of her business.
The profits will go to her children's education and family daily consumption, donate to church or other organization.
In areas where the poor live alongside the more affluent, businesses in the service sector can be very successful. Services include flower cultivation, tailoring/sewing, transportation, repair work, beauty salons and barber shops, and restaurants. Loans are needed to begin, expand, or sustain business with tools and supplies. Loans given to entrepreneurs in the service sector account for around 7% of our loans.
World Vision began working with the people of the Philippines in Manila in 1954. Childcare projects began shortly thereafter to help fund orphanages and daycare centers, health-care programs, educational assistance, hygiene, and spiritual enrichment projects. The Good Shepherd’s Fold Orphanage Project provided a gas stove, 600 reference books, musical instruments, vegetable seeds, and 3,000 textbooks to children on the island of Guimaras.
From 1960 to 1969, sponsorship continued to grow with the addition of the Mercyville orphanage in the village of Polonulig on the island of Mindanao. In addition, the Philippines Medical Boat Mission Project ministered to suffering people in remote, sea-locked villages. Medical and
evangelical teams provided health care through two- and three-day clinics in churches and homes.
World Vision opened the Manila office in 1972. Staff sought to improve communities and continued sharing the message of the Gospel. By the end of the decade World Vision sponsored 29,750 children. Community development projects provided a comprehensive approach to integrate
development among the small islands, which typically have few resources and are inaccessible during rough seas. Projects there sought to promote fishing, health care, sanitation, and education. The Ilin Island Fishing Project benefited 600 people by promoting self-sufficiency through agricultural production, increased fishing harvests, and improved water supplies.
Juna used her loan to purchas soft drinks, more chips, which the children loves after school, and other canned goods that she has not been able to introduce to her customers before.
There has been a change in her business profitability after she bought more merchandise in bulk.
She is paying her loan on time.
Juna owns a sari-sari store. She used her loan to replenish her stock and to introduce new items to her customers. Her business is thriving and she is meeting her family's daily needs. She has repaid her loan in full.
These funds are now available to help another worthy entrepreneur in Juna's community. Thank you for supporting Juna and World Vision Micro!