My name is Jayvee Velasco, and I am 28 years old. I am married and we have a seven-year old child. I have been working as a Warehouse Assistant for The Table Group, Inc. for a year now. It has been a tough battle for our family for the past months.
We all know that it is not easy to deal with this health crisis because it affects almost everything. During the ECQ, our work operations were suspended so I had no source of income except from the small business that we put up before the quarantine. Despite having a small business, we still had to adjust our daily finances. Two meals a day was such blessing during those times because we had to cut our budget just to fit up our funds.
It was a really challenging time for most of us. The virus made me terrified, but I am more afraid of one day I might not be able to put food on the table. But with God’s grace and love, my family managed to survive.
Last June, I was able to go back to work and I was so glad that Access offered the Team Member Loan Credit program to our company because it was a huge help. The low-interest and budget-friendly amortization helped me manage my finances and invest in our small business. The quarantine made me realize and appreciate that having another source of income is a must to survive and provide for your family’s needs.