From a poor fishing village, twelve year-old Maribel is lured to travel to the city to escape a harsh and impoverished life. Life in the city, however, does not offer a better scenario. After being a battered maid, Maribel ends up as a child drug-dealer for an illegal syndicate. Thanks to her friendship with Maritess, Maribel finds the will to go on. When Maritess disappears from her life, Maribel proves to everyone that a poor girl like her doesn’t have to remain helpless forever.