A loan of $500 helped to purchase more groceries to sell.


Lydia's story

Lydia is married and works hard to support her family. She has a variety store business in the Philippines, and also earns an income from fingerlings young fish) retail. Lydia is borrowing 20,000 PHP through NWTF to purchase more groceries to sell at her store. Lydia has been sustaining her business activities through her past twelve loans from NWTF and more recently, through Kiva. She wants to save enough money so that she can continue to send her children to college.



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