A loan of $475 helped purchase of raw materials.

Elizabeth's story

Elizabeth G. is a widow who lives in Common, Brgy. Daan Banwa, Kabankalan City, Negros Ocidental. She earns her living by operating 2 business ventures: selling coconut candy and a pig fattening business. She has 9 children who are 20 to 40 years old with 6 of her children having their own family while her other 3 children are working and helping out with some of the family needs.

Elizabeth joined NWTF-Project Dungganon in 1999 because she aspired for something better for her family. With the help of her past 17 loans from NWTF-Project Dungganon, Elizabeth has been incrementally lifting her family out of poverty by the sweat of her brow. Her previous loan of PHP 18,000 helped her earn a monthly profit of PHP 5,000, thus uplifting the family's standard of living. This time, for her 18th cycle loan, she is borrowing PHP 20,000 which she intends to use to purchase raw materials so that she could continue to save up for future house repairs and the family's needs. Elizabeth G. is a Dungganon woman who is following an honorable path towards 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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