A loan of $350 helped to purchase more stock for her general store.


Novy's story

Novy B. is a 55-year-old married woman who supports her family by operating a general store business. She lives in Barangay Curva, Medellin, Cebu.

Novy has been a member of NWTF-Project Dungganon since 2007 and has improved her living conditions with the help of her loans from NWTF and through her own efforts. By working hard in her general store business, she is gradually making her family more economically stable. She now earns an average monthly income of PHP 10,000.

Novy is now borrowing PHP 15,000 so that she can buy stock for her general store. This will be her 6th loan from NWTF-Project Dungganon. Her previous loan of PHP 14,500, which she paid off well within its term, was just another step in her journey towards economic freedom.

Novy 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.

Help NWTF continue in its mission to help the poorest in the Philippines by visiting the NWTF lending team on Kiva to join our team.



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