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Total loan: $200


Siquijor, Negros Oriental, Central Visayas, Philippines / Agriculture

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A loan helped to purchase feed and other supplies to raise her pig.

Tessie's story

Tessie is 55 years old and has five children. Tessie is married and two of her children are currently in school.

Tessie is in the agricultural business pig fattening in the Philippines. Tessie requested a PHP 10,000 loan through NWTF to purchase feed and other supplies to raise her pig.

Tessie has been in the pig fattening business for 10 years now, and has borrowed four times in the past from NWTF to sustain it.

Tessie would like to build and expand her business to secure the future of her family.