A loan of $450 helped additional working capital.

Ana's story

Ana D. R. is a 41-year old married woman who lives in Bagumbayan, Valladolid Negros Occidental. She earns a living by operating her general store, cafeteria and food vending businesses.

Ana’s husband, Ireneo, is 41 years old and works at a buy and sell of scrap business. They have 2 children ages between 7 to 12 years old who are currently going to school. They also help their parents as part of their daily chores.

Ana joined NWTF-Project Dungganon in 1999 in the hope that she would be able to help her husband improve the quality of life of their family. With the help of her loans from NWTF-PD, she has been able to increase their family income by starting the general store, cafeteria and food vending businesses. Now she earns an average monthly income of Php 6,000.

Her previous loan of Php 20,000 was used to fund operations of her businesses, and had a positive impact on her family’s living conditions. Ana is a member in good standing. Now she is borrowing for her 13th cycle loan, the amount of Php 20,000, which she intends to use to support her businesses. Ana is working hard to achieve her dreams and aspirations for her family, which is to provide them with a brighter future and a more comfortable life.
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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