Author: Lorela U. Sandoval

Lorela U. Sandoval is a freelance journalist who has contributed reports to various media outlets in the Philippines and overseas. She now primarily writes safety- and security-related stories. Also, she assists foreign media colleagues wanting to cover stories from the Philippines in terms of logistics, securing interview, and translation. You may further check out her profile at

Sink or Swim: An MSME Story

The pandemic continues to jolt businesses with the unthinkable. If this health crisis lingers until the end of 2021, more MSMEs will sink and only a lucky handful—with more buffer funds to burn—will swim safely through it