Reaching Out to Young Moms in the Philippines

Many Filipino families continue to suffer from the harsh consequences of prolonged lockdown in the country. Livelihood are affected, sources of income are unstable, employment opportunities are scarce, and education is inaccessible for a lot of children. Sadly, many of these parents are pushed to their limits and resort to exploitation (of their own children) as a means to earn a living.

But Mary Joy, one of the newest clients of Honor 1000’s Microfinance Program, is determined to care and provide for her two small children through a small store she will put up from her first loan.

Mary Joy signs documents for her microfinance membership

We hope that more young moms like Mary Joy will be reached so that they will know that there are still ways to survive this pandemic, without resorting to wrongful practices. Our aim is not just to provide financial support but also help parents understand the damaging effects of sexual exploitation among children.

 

Help Filipino Families Break Away from the Cycle of Poverty

With your support of USD 385, 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.