From Cavite to Cagayan De Oro (CDO), Marina Dinglasan decided to stay and live in a place where she has no close relatives and friends. In 2006, she established a catering business under the name BSP Restaurant and Catering Services. Seeing the positive response of the market, the single proprietor dreamt to have a corporation, which came true in 2007, its name is Zoes Place International Group of Companies, Inc. was amended under Securities and Exchange of Commission (SEC) on July 13, 2014. The long run of the business led Marina to establish more business under the corporate name like Boost Fruity Juices, Choice Food Processing, and other services. The simple life in the community is one of Marinas inspiration to establish more business, to help the people and provide employment.
To date, she employs a total of 21 workers which receives a good compensation, benefits, and 13th month pay. For her drivers, she provides them an insurance.
Lendahand and local partner NPFC will provide working capital loan to Marina to help the business expand its operation and to generate employment. The loan will be repaid in 12 months.