A loan of $700 helped purchase more personal products to sell to her customers.

Regina's story

Regina S. is a widow who lives in Purok 9, Brgy. Tinago, Bayawan City, Negros Oriental, in the Philippines. She earns her living by operating two business ventures: buying and selling coffee, juice and personal products, and a piggery business. Regina joined NWTF-Project Dungganon in 2007 because she aspired for something better for her family. With the help of her past 6 loans from NWTF-Project Dungganon, Regina has been incrementally lifting her family out of poverty by the sweat of her brow. Her previous loan of PHP 20,000 (Philippine pesos) helped her earn a monthly profit of PHP 20,000, raising the family's standard of living. This time, for her 7th loan, she is borrowing PHP 30,000, which she intends to use as additional capital for the personal product business and buy medicines and vaccines for the pigs so that she can continue to save up for the future education of her children. Regina S. is a Dungganon woman who is following an honorable path toward 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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