A loan of $350 helped additional working capital.

Salvacion's story

Salvacion A. is a 49-year-old married woman who supports her family with peanut processing (salted, coated, boiled peanuts) and a vegetable garden. She lives in Brgy Asia Hinoba-an, Negros Occidental with her husband, Artemio, and their three children who are between 24 and 29 years old.

She has been a member of NWTF-Project Dungganon since 2004 and has improved her living conditions with the help of her loans from NWTF and through her own efforts. By working hard in her peanut processing (salted, coated, boiled peanuts) and vegetable garden businesses, she is gradually making her family more economically stable. She now earns an average monthly income of PHP 5,000.

Salvacion is now borrowing PHP 15,000 so that she can expand her peanut processing (salted, coated, boiled peanuts) and vegetable garden. This will be her eighth loan from NWTF-Project Dungganon. Her previous loan of PHP 15,000, which she paid off within its term, was just another step in her journey towards economic freedom. Salvacion aspires to elevate her family’s living conditions and ensure their future wellbeing by following the “Dungganon” way.

About NWTF:
In a world full of challenges, Negros Women for Tomorrow Foundation (NWTF), is making a difference in the lives of thousands of women through Project Dungganon (a Hiligaynon word that means Honorable). Through the alleviation program, NWTF is empowering these women to progress out of earning less than $1 a day to achieving realities that surpass even their dreams. They have taken a life path that will ultimately make them Dungganon - a title of esteem that is bestowed to a member of a community who has earned the respect through a lifetime of hard and honest work.

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