A loan of $425 helped to purchase additional firewood to sell.


Alicia's story

Alicia, 60 years old, is married and has 5 children. She works hard to provide for her family. For the past 10 years, Alicia has run a business buying and selling firewood in the Philippines. She also earns an income from coconut wine and vegetable sales.

Alicia has requested a PHP 17,000 loan through NWTF to purchase additional firewood to sell. She has previously borrowed and repaid 18 loans from NWTF. Alicia aspires to build and expand her business to secure her family's future.



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