A loan of $425 helped additional working capital.


Teresita's story

Teresita B. is a widow who lives in Brgy. Luray 2, Toledo City, Cebu . She earns her living by operating one business venture: buying and re-selling bananas. She has 6 children who are 35 to 55 years old. Teresita joined NWTF-Project Dungganon in 2000 because she aspired for something better for her family. With the help of her past 18 loans from NWTF-Project Dungganon, Teresita 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 6,000, thus uplifting the family's standard of living. This time, for her 19th loan, she is borrowing PHP 18,000 which she intends to use as additional working capital so that she can continue to save up for the future of her family's needs. Teresita B. 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 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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