Ma. Nimfa Semic is a single mother who lives in Dulangan, Philippines, where she is raising her son. To provide for her family, Ma. Nimfa runs a snack shop. She wanted to expand her shop to better support her son, but she lacked the capital she needed to do so. Ma. Nimfa found the solution to her business troubles when her friend encouraged her to join Opportunity International. After completing financial literacy training, Ma. Nimfa received her first loan, which she used to purchase additional inventory. With an expanded product selection, Ma. Nimfa has attracted more customers and improved her sales. Looking forward, Ma. Nimfa plans to apply for a second loan to continue improving her services and increasing her merchandise selection.