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FoodPhilippinesLenita is a 52-year-old married woman with seven children, two of whom are in school. She is a very hard working entrepreneur. Lenita has a food vending business in the Ph...Read their story >
General StorePhilippinesRosalina is 55 years old and married with four children. Rosalina works very hard to provide for them. Rosalina runs a general store in the Philippines and requested a P...Read their story >
CerealsPhilippinesJolita works hard to support her family. Jolita is married and has a buy and sell rice business in the Philippines.
She requested a PHP 10000 loan through NWTF t...Read their story >
RetailKenyaRose is 28 years, is married and supports two children. She has been in the business selling soda for the last 10 years earning an income of KES.10,000 per month. She has...Read their story >
CattleUgandaMoses has requested a loan of 1,000,000 UGX to buy cattle for fattenning to sell. This is his main business although he practices crop growing maize for selling. The reason...Read their story >
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