A loan of $425 helped increase her stock.


Arneledie's story

Arneledie H. is a 38-year-old married woman who supports her family by operating five business ventures: food vending, ready-to-wear clothes, hog raising, a sari-sari (general) store, and a small eatery. She lives in Upper Cambanay, Brgy. Cambanay, Danao City, Cebu City. She has been a member of NWTF-Project Dungganon since 2006 and has improved her living conditions with the help of her loans from NWTF and through her own efforts. By working hard in her businesses, she is gradually making her family more economically stable and now earns an average monthly income of PHP4,000. Arneledie is now borrowing PHP 18,000 so that she can purchase more stocks to sell. This will be her 8th cycle loan from NWTF-Project Dungganon. Her previous loan of PHP15,000, which she paid off well within its term, was just another step in her journey towards economic freedom. Arneledie aspires to elevate her family's living conditions and ensure their future well-being 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 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 on a member of a community who has earned 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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