Teresita Manuel manages a small retail store in the Philippines, while her husband works on a farm. Although her children are grown and have their own families, the couple struggles to cover their daily expenses with their small combined income. Teresita wanted to invest in her store to increase her sales, but she lacked the capital needed and did not know where to turn. Everything began to change when she learned about Opportunity International. Teresita joined a Trust Group and received a loan to replenish her store and add additional products for her customers. Now, Teresita's business is more stable and she is no longer worried how she will pay for their daily needs.