In The Philippines, a penny saved leads to a successful businessListen /
An estimated 10 million people from The Philippines have left their homeland in search of economic opportunities abroad.
The money they send home helps to support their families and is vital to the country's economy. However, very little of this money is saved or invested.
In this feature from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) we hear how Lily Bruhl is turning that around. She is using monthly remittances from her husband to build a thriving fish farm business.
IFAD's Joanne Levitan reports.