Normita Lastimosa is a sixty
seven (67) year old single mother of one son. She had worked for
National Housing as a lawyer before starting Globalcrafts
Corporation manufactures handicrafts use for home decorations.
are made of walis tingting (coconut leaf ribs), buri (kind of
(Manila hemp) which are all abundant in the Philippines.
Known as Norma to her friends,
She was influenced to start the business sixteen (16) years ago.
she was in the United States of America (USA), she came up with
that handimade products are sought-after in the states and
seeing potential in
exporting in handicrafts. With contacts and connections in the
returning from the states, she had quitted her job, started the
had her first export into the United States (US.)
her son works for her as the one in-charge with costing.
Currently she employs
five (5) men and (5) five women complete with full benefits of
(SSS) and Medicare (PhilHealth.) and around five to ten (5 - 10)
for certain projects in production.For sixteen (16) years, she
employing undergraduates and senior
All her productions are exported into the United States (US.)
plans to expand the business outside United States (US.)
Our partner NPFC is helping Globalcrafts International Corporation
additional raw materials to boost the production and support
incoming orders by
granting a P500,000 Purchase Order loan payable in 3 months.