Microfinance Women and Staff Supporting Each Other

A primary structure of our Microfinance Program in the Philippines are the women’s groups. Each group gathers weekly not only for loan repayments but also to check in on each other and form a close bond. Because of the pandemic, most of the Philippines has been placed on lockdown since last year. This has challenged our program to adapt and comply with the health protocols that each municipality has set. We are grateful to have a dedicated team who diligently visits each area and client.

Armand, one of the staff members, visits the microfinance women in their homes to motivate them to persevere despite the current circumstances. Although it takes longer time to go from one house to another, Armand still does it because of our strong commitment to support these women.

Armand, Honor 1000 Microfinance staff, visiting one of the microfinance women

We are also happy to see some of our clients maximizing every opportunity to reconnect with their neighbors and encourage each other in this difficult time.

Help Filipino Families Break Away from the Cycle of Poverty

With your support of AU$385/US$270, we will be able to provide a vulnerable Filipino mom with a small business loan. You may also join us this June in our global fundraising event –
STOP TRAFFICKING 5K. Click on the links below to know more.

  

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Relocating for her Children

Jessica used to sell flavored drinks in a different town, but this meant being away from her three young kids. She then made the critical decision to transfer her small store so she could be with them. To do this, she needed additional capital, so she tried applying to our microfinance program. Because she is new...




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Mildred Inspires Fellow Moms

 

From a small grocery store, Mildred worked hard to get to this point. Through our microfinance program, her range of products grew from just pantry essentials to also include household supplies. This year, she also added ready-to-wear clothes to her store. She is grateful for the help of our Philippine field partner, Honor 1000, that contributed...




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Connection Strengthens our Philippines Microfinance Programs

Aside from providing loans for Filipinos through our microfinance program in the Philippines, one of the things we aim to do is start fellowship groups so we can provide the microfinance beneficiaries the necessary moral and emotional support as they start their small businesses.

We are grateful for this community and...




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A New Start for Asha and her Son

“I got my hope back after I met My Business My Freedom”, says Asha.




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Providing for her Children through Homemade Goodies

Her homemade goods are gaining reputation as she's receiving more orders from new customers and bigger orders from her loyal ones. We are excited to see how Racquel's business will grow from here.




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Making Her Life Better

She will use this craft to subsidize her family in the future. During the training, she learned a lot when it comes to embroidery skills and knowledge about selling her creations. Now she sells her products online, and she sells them at a good price.