Porferia is from Philippines. She needs a loan of $100 to purchase ingredients like coconut fruit, sugar, eggs, corn, margarine, and cooking oil.
For more than 5 years Porferia has operated her small business in the Haven of Rest I region in the Philippines. She sells snacks food like maja(coconut pudding), puto(steamed rice cake or steamed muffins), hotcake or pancake, kutchinta(brown rice cake that is sticky yet chewy), orange or buko juice, and popcorn to customers in her community.
Porferia also has a second business where she sells biscuits, soft drinks, candies, coffee, milo, and powdered milk. This second business provides a supplemental income which Porferia needs to support her family.
Porferia has asked for a loan from World Vision to expand her business. She would like to purchase ingredients like coconut fruit, sugar, eggs, corn, margarine, and cooking oil to support her family.
She cares for 1 additional dependent in her home.