A loan of $475 helped to purchase more product to sell.

Maribelle's story

Maribelle D. is 31 years old and married. She supports her family by operating 2 business ventures: a sari-sari (general) store and a tricycle operator business. She lives in Purok Maabi-abihon, Brgy Balintawak, Escalante City, Negros Occidental. She has been a member of NWTF-Project Dungganon since 2003 and has improved her living conditions with the help of her loans from NWTF and through her own efforts. By working hard in her sari-sari (general) store and tricycle operator businesses, she is gradually making her family more economically stable. She now earns an average monthly income of PHP 6000. Maribelle is now borrowing PHP 20,000 so that she can purchase more stock to sell. This will be her 8th loan from NWTF-Project Dungganon. Her previous loan of PHP 18000, which she paid off well within its term, was just another step in her journey toward economic freedom. Maribelle 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 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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