A loan of $1,150 helped to purchase baking supplies wholesale.


Ana's story

Ana I. is a 57-year old married woman who supports her family by baking cakes. She lives in South Bag in the barangay of Mangnao, a part of Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental province on the western Visayas islands. She 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 cake baking business, she is gradually making her family more economically stable. She now earns an average monthly income of 59,800 PHP from her baking business.

Ana is borrowing 49,000 PHP so that she can buy baking supplies wholesale. This will be her tenth loan from NWTF-Project Dungganon. Her previous loan of 29,500 PHP, which she paid off well within its term, was just another step in her journey towards economic freedom. Ana 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 its alleviation program, these women have progressed from earning less than a dollar a day to achieving realities beyond their dreams. They are on a life path that will ultimately make them Dungganon—a title of esteem that is bestowed upon 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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