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Carmelita

Talisay City, Negros Occidental, Western Visayas, Philippines / Housing

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A loan helped to build a sanitary toilet for her family.


Carmelita's story

Carmelita is a hardworking microentrepreneur. She is widow and has a general store in the Philippines.

She requested a PHP 10,000 loan through NWTF to invest in a sanitary toilet. Carmelita knows that using the sanitary toilet will ultimately reduce health and hazard risks to her family.