Aileen Pedrajeta is street vendor. She sells wet goods such as milkfish, prawns, and mudcrabs on a daily basis for over 20 years already. Riding her bike, she pedals around the five neighboring barangays of Sta. Cruz for almost 10 hours to finish selling all her goods.To learn more about Aileen click the video.

Aileen does not wishes for anything grand nor wants lavish life for her only prayer is for her two children to finish schooling for them not experience how it is to live in the slums, worrying where to earn money and how to survive a day without food to eat. She is not just a mother nor a vendor, but a victim of poverty who is trying to live with the flow of life.