Heydee

Haydee

Place: Olongapo, Philippines   Age: 49   Costs: 90€   The 49-year-old Haydee lives together with her husband and their five children in a small house in Olongapo City. Her husband works as a taxi driver and by this, takes care of the family. But Haydee wants to support her husband and her family as well, […]

Heidi

Heidi

Place: Olongapo, Philippines   Age: 50   Costs: 90€   Like most people in Olongapo City, the 50-year-old Heidi struggles daily to take care of her family. She lives together with her husband and their two children. She takes part in our program to learn more about producing clothes. After the apprenticeship, Heidi would like to […]

Marylin

Marylin

Place: Subic, Philippines   Age: 49   Costs: 90€   Marilyn lives in Calapandayan Subic, Philippines with her two children and her husband. Her husband is pastor in a small church. The ambitious 49-year-old does not only take part in our apprenticeship program to learn sewing school uniforms and dresses but she also wants to find […]

Loredel

Loredel

Place: Olongapo, Philippines   Age: 41   Costs: 90€   Like many of our participants Loredel Rodavia is from Olango on the Philippines. The 41-year-old lives in a small three-bedroom house with her family and relatives. Her husband works as a mechanic to care for his family. Loredel decided to take part in our apprenticeship program […]

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Jenny

Place: Olongapo, Philippines   Age: 36   Costs: 90€   This is Jenny and she’s 36 years old. She currently lives at La union street Barretto Olongapo City. In her family she has 6 members including her 4 siblings and her parent’s works as a sewer. She is single and the reason she participated in our sewing […]

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Agnes

Place: Barretto, Philippines   Age: 36   Costs: 90€   This is Agnes and she’s 36 years old. She currently lives at Baretto Olongapo City. In her family she has 4 members including her 3 children and her husband works as a butcher. Her family lives together with her mother-in-law in a small apartment so that they […]

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Jenifer

Place: Barretto, Philippines   Age: 25   Costs: 90€   Jenifer is 25 years old. She currently lives in Barretto but originally she’s from Bulacan province. In her family she has 13 members including her 11 siblings and her parents. Her mother works as a sewer and her father has no work.  She moved here in Olongapo […]

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Teresa

Place: Olongapo, Philippines   Age: 54   Costs: 90€   This is Teresa and she’s 54 years old. She currently lives in Olongapo City. In her family she has 3 members including her 2 children and her husband works as a driver. Her family lives together with their other relatives in a small 3 room house so […]

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Menche

Place: Olongapo, Philippines   Age: 20   Costs: 90€   Menche lives together with her 5 siblings and her parents. Menche’s father is a construction foreman and her mother works as a street sweeper at their barangay.  Menche participated in the sewing program as she not only wanted to learn how to sew but also improve her […]

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Maria

Place: Castillejos, Philippines   Age: 36   Costs: 90€   This is Maria Leonora Novales, a 36 year-old currently living at P-4 Barangay Del Pilar, Castillejos Zambales. Maria’s husband works as a tricycle driver and he earns 300p per day. They been living together for 20 years and they have 6 children. Their living situation is manageable […]

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Paula

Place: Olongapo, Philippines   Age: 18   Costs: 90€   Paula has 3 siblings and her step-father works as a construction worker in Hanjin Company while her mother works as a beautician. Paula participated in sewing training as she wants to be able to find a job in the clothing industry one day. According to her, the training […]

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Alaysa

Place: Subic, Philippines   Age: 26   Costs: 90€   Update March 2017 Motivated by the positive experiences at Project Life, Alaysa now takes part another qualificationprogram.   About Alaysa Alaysa is married and has 2 children. The family lives together in a small house with her in-laws and other relatives. Her husband works as a construction worker […]

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Steven

Place: Subic, Philippines   Age: 19   Costs: 90€   Update March 2017 A few weeks after Graduating, Stephen found a job in a nearby company.   About Stephen Steven is from the countryside, yet is currently living in Olongapo with his grandparents and other relatives. After High School he took part in a training program in […]

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Aireen

Place: Subic, Philippines   Age: 38   Costs: 90€   Update November 2016 Aireen received a micro loan in order to start her own tailor shop.   About Aireen Until recently, Aireen was predominantly a housewife as well as a mother of three. To increase the income of her family, she sold products for the make-up brand […]

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Helen

Place: Subic, Philippines   Age: 44   Costs: 90€   Helen lives together with her husband and her five children in Subic. Until recently she took care of her family as a housewife, however, her passion is sewing. Helen’s sister encouraged her to make an apprenticeship at Project Life in order to make money with her talent: […]

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