MABS-Designed Loan Grow Vegetable Stall

MEET OUR CLIENT: Emilia Montinola Emilia Montinola sells vegetables and other items on wholesale and retail bases in San Carlos City’s public market. She has been in the business for fifteen years and now occupies two stalls in the public market area. In addition to vegetables, she also sells peanuts in a stand outside her home. [...]

Loans Expand Business

MEET OUR CLIENTS: Reynaldo and Marieta Udal Just one year ago, neither Reynaldo nor Marieta Udal had imagined where they would be today. Reynaldo had lost his job as a security guard when local demands for the service waned in his hometown of Cantilan in Surigao del Sur. Unsure of how he could find a similar [...]

Location Isn’t Everything – Access to Microcredit Helps

MEET OUR CLIENT: Vergie de la Rosa Without access to much-needed capital funds, microenterprises rarely grow, even if they have an ideal location. The bustling Public Market in the town of Cabadbaran in Agusan del Norte Province on the island of Mindanao is a great location for operating a profitable business. In the scores of outdoor [...]

Fishing for Prosperity

MEET OUR CLIENT: Rosemarie Nuñez Rabaya Mrs. Rosemarie Nuñez Rabaya started selling fish and other seafood in 1997. She sells various types of seafood such as squid, octopus, prawns, lobsters, grouper and blue marlin on a wholesale basis. Mrs. Rabaya’s store is one among a row of fish shops found in the port of Dagocdoc town [...]