A loan of $450 helped to buy fertilizer and seeds for her vegetable farm.


Matea's story

Matea is 58 years old and is married with six children.

Matea is in the agricultural business, farming vegetables in the Philippines. Matea requested a PHP 19000 loan through NWTF to buy fertilizer and seeds for her vegetable farm.

Matea has been farming vegetables for 34 years now, and has borrowed 17 times in the past from NWTF and more recently, from Kiva to sustain her business.

She is working tirelessly toward the attainment of her dream: to save money to expand her business and continue to send her children to school.



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