Lerma is a devoted mother living in the Philippines with her family, where she owns a coffee shop and convenience store. Despite her hard work, her business struggled—having many ups and downs, leaving uncertainty in the family’s budget. After learning about the programs and services offered by Opportunity International, she knew it was what her business and family needed. With financial support for her business, Lerma is able to support her family without help from others. She can now buy necessities for her family and materials her children need for school. Lerma used to dream of contributing to her family, and now this dream has come true.