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Total loan: $150
Kalibo, Aklan, Western Visayas, Philippines / Food
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A loan helped to purchase fishing materials like fishing nets, bamboo, gasoline for her boat and other materials.
Mary Lou's story
Mary Lou is a married woman with eight children, two of whom are presently in school. She 49 years old and is a very hard working entrepreneur. Mary Lou has a fishing business in the Philippines. She requested a PHP 6000 loan amount through NWTF to purchase fishing material like fishing nets, bamboo, gasoline for her boat and other materials for her business. She has been in this business for 15 years and she would like to save enough money that she can afford to send her children to college.