A loan of $400 helped to buy more items like rice, bread, sardines, and other groceries for her store.


Merlina's story

Merlina is 50 years old and married, with three children. Merlina works hard to provide for her family. She runs a general store in the Philippines and has requested a 16000 PHP loan through Negros Women for Tomorrow Foundation, Inc. (NWTF) to buy more items like rice, bread, sardines, and other groceries.

Merlina has been in this business for six years and has previously received funds through Kiva. She aspires to save money to expand her business.



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