Teresita Dante is a hardworking wife and mother of four children living in the Philippines. Her husband, Pedro, is a farmer and doesn’t have a stable income. Teresita desired to start a business so that she could partner with her husband in supporting their family. However, lacking capital, she struggled to find the means to start a business of her own. Hearing about Opportunity International and the financial assistance they offer, she immediately joined and applied for a loan. Upon receiving her loan, she started a convenience store business. Teresita has watched her business expand and improve, increasing her profits and allowing her to financially support her family. She plans to increase her stock of products and sales, gaining an even bigger income. She dreams of venturing to other types of businesses for additional income.