Our Blog: Microfinance Philippines
18 January, 2022CHINA
Warmth of Grateful Hearts
After a lot of preparatory work, the first My First Job Tailoring Project in 2022 was officially launched on January 15. This week marks the start of training for 30 women whose lives are about to change as they learn about the employable skill of tailoring.
14 January, 2022END POVERTY
A Mother Never Gives Up
Luisa is a single mom who perseveres to support her daughter. When she first joined the Honor 1000 Microfinance Program and started her rice cake business, it was also the time when lockdowns started happening in the Philippines.
10 January, 2022CAPTIVATING’S ONE MORE YEAR SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Hardworking Daughter and Student
Despite their frugal lifestyle, Weiwei still manages to study well and get good grades while also helping out her father with farm work during summer vacation.
7 January, 2022MY BUSINESS - MY FREEDOM
Unemployed to Employer
Jyoti is married and has two kids. She and her husband work as daily laborers to provide for their family. She had always wanted to utilize her skills in tailoring but haven't had the employment opportunity or the resources to buy her own sewing machine.
3 January, 2022PHILIPPINES
Partners' Awareness Campaign Training (PACT)
Over the past months, our partner Honor 1000 Movement has continuously increased and strengthened partnerships with various schools and organizations all over the Philippines through the Partners' Awareness Campaign Training (PACT). This has enabled the team to reach more students and communities and raise awareness on Online Sexual Abuse and Exploitation of Children (OSAEC).
30 December, 2021CHINA
Concluding the Second Cohort of Tailoring Skills Program
Three precious months have passed since the second batch of Husky Energy (now a member of the Cenovus group of companies) Tailoring Skills Program for Women started. Twenty-nine trainees, composed of young women and mothers, are now ready to start anew with their acquired skills.
27 December, 2021HAMRO ABHIYAN ANTI-TRAFFICKING PROGRAM
Moving Forward Despite Challenges
When the pandemic started in 2020, the Hamro Abhiyan Anti-Trafficking Awareness Program was one of our most affected programs on the ground. This 2021 was no different. There were window periods when restrictions were lifted, but were cut short with surges of COVID cases.