A loan of $375 helped to purchase more fish from which to make boneless, dried fish to sell.


Merlita's story

Merlita is a hardworking entrepreneur, who makes and sells boneless, dried fish in the Philippines. She has been in this business for 10 years, and she earns more income from hog raising. She is borrowing PHP 15,000 through NWTF. She will use the loan to purchase more fish from which to make boneless, dried fish to sell. The larger quantity of fish will enable her to grow her boneless dried fish vending business. Merlita has been sustaining her business activities through her own efforts, with the help of loans from NWTF. She dreams to save enough money so she could afford to send her children to school in the future.



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