A loan of $250 helped to buy fertilizers and other farm supplies.


Merlita's story

Merlita is 56 years old, married, and has three children. Merlita is in the agricultural business, farming rice in the Philippines. Merlita requested a 10,000 PHP loan through NWTF to buy fertilizers and other farm supplies.

Merlita has been farming rice for 11 years now. She has borrowed 16 times in the past from NWTF and more recently, from Kiva, to sustain her farming activities. She is working tirelessly toward the attainment of her dream: to save money to expand her business.



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