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A loan of $525 helped to purchase scrap metal and plastic for her recycling business.


Thelma's story

Thelma would like to borrow PHP 22,000 to fund her recycling business. The recycling business that she previously funded through NWTF continues to provide her the opportunity to increase her income and improve her quality of life.



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