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Glenda is from Philippines. She has 6 children. She needs a loan of $125 to purchase stock for dried fish business.
Glenda Tagadtad is a 42 year old mother, married with six children, ages, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18 and 22. She lives with her family in Bataraza, Palawan, where she works hard at her dried fish business. Glenda works hard selling dried fish, also known as daing, to her local community to help provide for her family.
With a loan from World Vision, Glenda will be able to purchase more stock to prepare dried fish to sell. The loan will allow her to generate more income as dried fish is very popular within her community. With the additional income, Glenda will be able to provide for her family's daily needs and pay for her childrens education.
Entrepreneurs with specialized skills can apply for a loan in the manufacturing sector. Examples of businesses in the manufacturing sector are making and selling clothes, shoes, machine parts, baskets…the list goes on. These savvy entrepreneurs see the opportunity in their community and, with the help of a loan and their unique talents, can establish their niche. Only 3% of our loans are in the manufacturing sector.
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.
Thank you for supporting a small business loan for Glenda Tagadtad to expand her business where she provides dried fish.
After receiving the loan from World Vision, she invested the $125 to purchase stock for her dried fish business.
Glenda has been repaying her loan on time with her new profits. She makes weekly payments of $6.
In addition to repaying her loan, Glenda is using additional income to pay school fees, purchase food for the family, and expand her current business. Glenda's 6 children continue to study in school.
Thank you for supporting Glenda and World Vision Micro!
Thank you for supporting the small loan for Glenda Tagadtad to improve her food and retail business. She invested her loan of $125 to purchase stock for her dried fish business.
Glenda has now repaid her loan in full. In addition to repaying her loan, Glenda has used her additional income to pay school fees, purchase food and other necessities for the family, and expand her current business.
Glenda's 6 children continue to study in school.
The loan Glenda received helped her business expand and the profits she is earning create lasting improvements in her life. In the future Glenda hopes to continue sending her children to school, repair or expand their home, and expand her current business.
Thank you for your support of Glenda and World Vision Micro. These funds are now being recycled to support another eager entrepreneur in the same community.