Leaving Footprints of Legacy

Edisa Loquias

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Business Location:
Arellano St., Koronadal City
Product:
Rug Making

She did not anticipate my call, nor was she attentive at that time. Edisa Loquias of Koronadal City is seldom like that, but I think she was busy cutting the shirts she bought from the local ukay-ukay to make the rugs her neighbor ordered. She’s always keen with the cutting, making sure that every part of the shirt will be used. It was her way to economize, I remembered; the shirt cost Php10 each, and if she got a bargain, she’ll have that at Php5. That could still be substantial for a rug business. When she answered the phone, she was breathing deeply. Perhaps this was a good break for her, so I asked her to relate to me latest news about her business and life.

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Taking Home the Bacon

Lydia E. Malot

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Center Name:
B-660
Branch:
Metro Davao Branch 1
Product:
Nata de Coco Production
Years in the Business:
17
Loan cycle:
7th (14,000)
Net worth Growth:
(876,480)
Employees:
15

‘Taking Home the Bacon’

A mother of eight children, Lydia Malot started her business in 1993 out of curiosity to try a nata de coco recipe she accidentally skimmed from a magazine. With barely limited tools on hand, she managed to produce her first ever nata de coco using a small pail and utensils found in her kitchen.

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Bangus Kong Pangarap

Shieryl Joy Baay

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Para sa iba, ang isda ay pangkaraniwang pagkain na pwedeng kainin kailanman gustuhin. Pero hindi para kay Shieryl Joy Baay ng Kabacan, South Cotabato. Dala ng kabataan, ay hindi napaghandaan ni Shieryl ang buhay may asawa. Minsan sa buhay niya ay pinangarap niya ang makapag-ulam man lamang ng bangus. Pero dala na nga ng kahirapan ay nag-ipon pa mula sa kita sa pagsasaka ang kaniyang asawa na si Ariel upang makakain ng bangus. Kaya naman nagtitiyaga ang mag-asawa sa gulay dahil ito lang raw ang kaya nilang bilhin.

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