Learning and Applying the Lessons

Learning and Applying the Lessons

“The experience that stands out in my mind is of an older lady taking care of her granddaughter. Together they ran a small tindahan (store) in their house. Even though the Philippines is overly saturated with these kinds of stores, every time my partner and I visited...
Step by step, lesson by lesson

Step by step, lesson by lesson

The Success of Melchora Catayong from the Philippines   The journey towards greater self-reliance doesn’t come overnight. It can take years. Step by step, lesson by lesson, learning and applying the business skills takes time and dedication. Melchora Catayong...
Burgers Make Me Smile

Burgers Make Me Smile

Meet Gina Cabisa from the Philippines. She has a tiny little restaurant that sells burgers, fries, shakes, and other stuff. When the Utah State University SEED interns met her she didn’t have a sign or anything to advertise her small restaurant. Even though she...
Norma Lim

Norma Lim

The Success of Norma Lim from the Philippines   “Give a man a fish and he eats for a day. Teach a man to fish and he eats for a life-time.” Norma Lim is grateful to her parents who taught her the useful skill of fishing when she was young. But she is even more...