Entrepreneur at 13

To make productive use of her time while waiting for classes to start, Johaida Upan, 13, sells new and used clothes in the open court of  Talibadok, a barangay in Datu Hoffer Ampatuan town n Maguindanao. On good days, her net income averages 250 pesos which she saves for her schooling. In a village still struggling to recover from past armed conflicts, this young girl  is actively promoting peace by encouraging her peers to finish schooling. MindaNews photo by JULES L. BENITEZ