A loan of $500 helped to purchase more stock.


Lolita's story

Lolita A. is a widow who lives in, Brgy. Suba, Samboan, Cebu. She earns her living by operating a fish vending business. Lolita joined NWTF-Project Dungganon in 2004, because she aspired for something better for her family. With the help of her past 12 loans from NWTF-Project Dungganon, Lolita has been incrementally lifting her family out of poverty by the sweat of her brow. Her previous loan of PHP 19,500 helped her earn a monthly profit of PHP 15,000/month, uplifting the family's standard of living. his time, for her 13th loan, she is borrowing PHP 22,000, which she intends to use as additional capital to purchase more stock, so that she could continue to save for her plan to re-open her sari-sari (general) store. Lolita A. is a Dungganon woman who is following an honorable path toward the achievement of her dreams. 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 from 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. Help NWTF continue its mission to help the poorest in the Philippines by clicking the link to the NWTF Kiva lending team on Kiva.org to join our team.



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