Sustaining a family of eight

The Honor 1000 micro-finance project is continuing to bring hope to Filipino women and their children. Over 2,000 women are supported by this project by learning small business management skills and earning incomes to support themselves and their children – thus keeping children in school, removing the attraction of migration work and keeping families safe from human trafficking. This loving wife and hard-working mother is part of the Honor 1000 Micro-finance project. She is grateful that her small grocery store is able to sustain their family of eight.

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Reaching Out to Young Moms in the Philippines

Many Filipino families continue to suffer from the harsh consequences of prolonged lockdown in the country. 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.




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Saving for Her Children's Future

As a mother to four children, with her youngest just born recently, Florian sees it important to secure their family’s means of income. Continue reading her story.




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Back to Basics

Times are still difficult for many in the Philippines during this time of pandemic. But we continue to be amazed by the women from the Microfinance Program who never ceased working hard to provide for their families.




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From Strength to Strength

Alma is one of Honor 1000's Microfinance clients in the Philippines. Her main place of sale has been at schools catering primarily to students and teachers. But because the pandemic has forced schools to cease operations, Alma was faced with a new challenge.




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Coming Up with New Ideas

Irene recently joined the Microfinance project. Her small business is selling shoes, clothes, and cosmetics. Because of the pandemic, she was forced to stop taking orders because the businesses selling non-essential goods were banned to operate.




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Keeping a Positive Outlook

Estrella usually travels to the neighboring city to sell snacks. This is how she supports her two kids. However, as the local government strengthened precautions in lieu of the pandemic, she’s now unable to peddle her goods, which greatly affected her income.