Erlinda Tamayo is married to Marvel and they are blessed with five children. They live in Pangasinan, Philippines. Just like many Filipino families, Erlinda has endured a difficult life. She is always faced with financial burden due to low income and lack of sustainable business. Erlinda wanted to expand her store but she did not have enough money after supporting her family's needs. Erlinda learned about Opportunity International and received a loan to purchase additional products to sell in her retail store. She wants to expand her business so she can better provide for her family's needs and other household expenses. She hopes by adding more merchandise in her store, she will attract more customers and increase her income. Erlinda wants to start saving and make other investments for their future.