A loan of $1,225 helped to buy additional sacks of charcoal to sell.


Estrella's story

Estrella is 46 years-old and married with four children. Estrella works hard to provide for her family. She runs a buy and sell charcoal business in the Philippines and has requested a PHP 50,000 loan through Kiva partner NWTF in order to buy additional sacks of charcoal to sell. Estrella has borrowed and repaid 35 loans from NWTF before this loan. She has been running the buy and sell charcoal business for 15 years and also earns an income from raising pigs, a general store and hallow block making. Estrella aspires to save enough money so she can afford to send her children to college.



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