Precius Manalo is a hardworking woman living in the Philippines. She runs an agricultural supply store and hog raising business. She desired to improve her businesses and attract more customers but was unable to due to a lack of capital. Her friends told her about the programs and services offered by Opportunity International and she decided to join. As a member of Opportunity, Precius received a loan which allowed her to expand her business by purchasing more agricultural supplies and pigs. She gained an increase in profits, and with her increased income, she is now able to support the needs of her family.