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Gladys - Ghana

Gladys – Ghana

Gladys is just one of 300 clients living in villages surrounding Abomosu. She owns a palm manufacturing center. Due to the lack of banks in her area,... Read More »
Teresita – Philippines

Teresita – Philippines

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Teresita is turning her once-small sari sari store into a well-established grocery store. Read More »
Silvia – Guatemala

Silvia – Guatemala

Silvia is 25 years old. Prior to finding Mentors Guatemala, she couldn’t find a job and didn’t have an income. A very hard worker, she had graduated... Read More »
Natividad - Honduras

Natividad – Honduras

During the time he worked as a salesman for two different companies, Natividad Gomez Lara was robbed seven times and eventually shot. He narrowly escaped with his... Read More »
Sandra - El Salvador

Sandra – El Salvador

Sandra, a hardworking single mother, knew that her family needed a better life. Although the father provided economic support, it was not enough to cover the needs... Read More »
Maria – Peru

Maria – Peru

The small community of Huasemol is in Peru and has about 300 residents. Like other rural towns, the houses are very spread out. The Silva family lives... Read More »
Maximo – Guatemala

Maximo – Guatemala

Maximo Chovix is a successful strawberry farmer. He has been a client of Mentors Guatemala for four years. However, before Mentors came into his life, he and... Read More »
Blanca - Honduras

Blanca – Honduras

Blanca recently told one of our Mentors in Honduras, “I help myself, I help my children and I help the lady that helps me.” She later added,... Read More »
Remigio – El Salvador

Remigio – El Salvador

With little formal education, Remigio had always struggled to get ahead in life. As a result of his humble home life as a child, he learned bread-making... Read More »
Yansseri – Peru

Yansseri – Peru

Yansseri has been in business two years selling chicken, fish, beef, fruits, and vegetables. She is finishing her first loan with Mentors Peru. The average loan in... Read More »
Judith – Philippines

Judith – Philippines

Although they were educated, Judith and her husband Clemente could not find gainful employment in the Philippines where they lived. In order to generate some income, they... Read More »
Bonifacia – Guatemala

Bonifacia – Guatemala

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Bonifacia and her husband are engaged in the buying and selling of cows and the production of milk, cream, and cheese. Read More »
Sussi – Peru

Sussi – Peru

Sussi has had a gas business for five months. She met a loan officer from the Piura, Peru office. With a loan of about $150 from Mentors... Read More »
Rosario, Philippines, Success Story

Rosario – Philippines

Rosario has been fortunate to have in-laws who allow her to farm three hectors (10,000 square meters each), but at one time she lacked the means necessary... Read More »
Grecilda – Philippines

Grecilda – Philippines

Grecilda grew up with two sisters and five brothers in the Visayan Islands. The family was so poor that they often did not even have regular meals,... Read More »
Gladys – Philippines

Gladys – Philippines

Gladys and her husband, Alinor, were lucky enough to graduate from high school. However, because of a poor economy in their hometown of Manila, Philippines, there were no... Read More »
Carmen – Peru

Carmen – Peru

When Carmen Vilchez was young, she left school to work as a housekeeper.  The family who she would be housekeeping for ran a clothing shop in Lima,... Read More »
Alona – Philippines

Alona – Philippines

Alona’s mother died when she was 17 years old. She had planned on going to college; instead she opened a small convenience store in her home in... Read More »