In 1998 she joined NWTF—Project Dungganon to have access to additional capital for her fish-vending business. She later used her loans and savings to build her own fishing boat, and the resulting profits from this move come to approximately PHP 10,000 per month, just enough to support the needs of her family. She now plans to use the PHP 19,000 loan from NWTF—Project Dungganon, her thirteenth consecutive loan from this MFI, as revolving working capital for her fish-vending business.
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 its alleviation program, these women have progressed from earning less than a dollar a day to achieving realities beyond their dreams. They have learned to live lives that they can finally call honorable ones. 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 men and 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 low-income urban and rural communities.
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