A loan of $300 helps to buy feeds and other supplies to raise her livestock.


Merlinda's story

Merlinda is 42 years old and has two children. Merlinda is a married woman.

Merlinda is in the agricultural business raising pigs in the Philippines. She requested a PHP 15,000 loan through NWTF to buy feeds and other supplies to raise her livestock.

Merlinda has been in this business for four years now and has borrowed 14 times in the past from NWTF to sustain it.

In the future, Merlinda would like to save enough to provide a secure future for her family.


This loan is special because:

It helps this borrower grow their business.

Mark McDonagh, Kiva staff

Mark McDonagh
Kiva staff



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