A loan of $1,175 helped to purchase more tobacco to sell.


Merlinda's story

Merlinda is 46 years old and married with two children. Merlinda works hard to provide for her family. She runs a traveling sales business selling tobacco in the Philippines. She requested a PHP 49,000 loan through NWTF to purchase more stock of tobacco to sell. Merlinda has borrowed and paid back 19 loans from NWTF before this loan. She has been running the tobacco business for 18 years and earns additional income from raising pigs and farming sugarcane. Merlinda aspires to build and expand her business to secure the future of her family.



Loan details


Lenders and lending teams



Loan details