A loan of $400 helped to fund her business operations.


Gloria's story

Gloria P. is a 56-year-old widow who supports her family by operating two business ventures: a sari-sari (general) store and a buy-and-sell coconut business.

She lives in Cauayan , Negros Occidental.

She has been a member of NWTF-Project Dungganon since 2000 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 store and buy-and-sell coconut businesses, she is gradually making her family more economically stable. She now earns an average monthly income of PHP 10,000.

Gloria is borrowing PHP 17,000 so that she can purchase more stocks to sell. This will be her 14th loan from NWTF-Project Dungganon. Her previous loan of PHP 19,500, which she paid off well within its term, was just another step in her journey toward economic freedom. Gloria 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"). 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 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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