For over fifteen years now, Mrs. F. has been engaged in buying and selling fish and shrimps in the community and other neighboring towns. This earns for the family Php 8,000 per month and she says that the income is a big help. The goal that she had when she joined NWTF-Project Dungganon - to improve her family's condition, is slowly being fulfilled. Strong determination, hard work, courage, perseverance and patience are the keys to her success.
Mrs. F.' new loan of Php 15,000 from Project Dungganon is her 13th. The loan will be utilized as additional capital for her business. She plans to invest in a transport vehicle so that she can deliver her products faster and with more efficiency.
In a world full of challenges, Negros Women for Tomorrow Foundation, Inc. has answered the call of not just a few, but thousands of women. Through the alleviation program, these women have progressed from earning less than a measly $1 a day, to surpassing realities beyond their dreams. They have learned to live a life where they can finally be called honorable. This is Project Dungganon.
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On Friday November 8, 2013, Super Typhoon Haiyan made its way through Southeast Asia, causing substantial damage to homes and businesses in areas of the Philippines. Given the state of devastation following this storm, borrowers living and working in these areas may have difficulty making repayments on their loans, thus making their Kiva loans higher risk. More information >>
About Negros Women for Tomorrow FoundationNegros Women for Tomorrow Foundation, Inc. (NWTF) is a non-governmental organization established with an aim to help women achieve self-sufficiency, particularly in the province of Negros Occidental’s low-income communities. The organization offers its clients a wide variety of products, including loans for micro-entrepreneurs, hospital income benefits, life insurance, accidental death benefits and more. Kiva lenders’ funds will be used to expand the reach of these products to women in low-income urban and rural communities.
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