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A loan of $550 helped to more candies, bread, sardines, and other groceries.


Elsie's story

Elsie is 41 years old and married, with three children who are all in school. She is a very hardworking entrepreneur. Elsie has a general store in the Philippines. She has request a loan of PHP 23,000 through NWTF to buy candies, bread, sardines, and other groceries. Elsie has been in this business for nine years. In the future, she would like to save enough money to send her children to college.



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