Sustaining her 3 children through pig raising

Loving the work of our Philippines based partners – the Honor 1000 Movement. They’ll impact the lives of 2,500 women with small business loans this year – that means lots of children stabilized in school.

With the increasing demand of native pigs in her community, this mother is grateful that her first loan from Honor 1000 Micro-Finance Program enabled her to add two female pigs to her business. This increases her expected sales and as well as her motivation to grow her small business. With the help of her husband’s farming, they are determined to provide for their family and to see their three children graduate school.

   

 

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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.