A loan of $250 helped to purchase building materials and pay for construction labor.


Mely's story

Mely is 53 years old and married with three children, two of whom are in school. She works very hard to provide for them.

Mely's business and family home were destroyed by super typhoon Haiyan, which swept through the Philippines on November 8, 2013. She has restarted her business, and now needs to provide her family with safe shelter.

Mely has taken a PHP 10,000 housing loan through NWTF to purchase materials to rebuild her family home. She is using the this loan to purchase building materials and pay for construction labor.

Mely is committed to rebuilding her devastated life, and in future would like to build and expand her business to secure the future of her family.



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