Each Month FTW is able to give back to help others because of the support of those who follow our work. We are happy to share the stories of those we helped with you here in our monthly giving report.
Nowadays, his family lives and gets light from candles only. Suy would like to order a solar home system to install in his home. This solar system will allow family members to gain access to clean energy and help them with light at night. They could also use a radio or TV for their entertainment.
Due to a shortage of funds, Suy requested a loan from KIVA via HKL, which he will use to buy a solar home system. Visit his fund: https://www.kiva.org/lend/1074904
FTW Helped Marissa to build a sanitary toilet for her family.
Marissa is a hardworking entrepreneur. She is married and has a food-vending business in the Philippines.
Marissa requested a loan of 10,400 PHP through NWTF to build a sanitary toilet for her family.
Marissa knows that using the sanitary toilet will ultimately reduce health and hazard risks to her family.
FTW helped Karlygach to purchase ten sheep for fattening and reselling.
Thanks to persistent work, Karlygach currently has five cows, 24 sheep and two horses on her farm. She also has 2.1 hectares of own land, where she grows clower and potatoes for own use and sale. The monthly income is around 14,000 som (KGS).
With an aim to further develop her business, Karlygach turned to the bank “Bai Tushum” for a loan in the amount of 30,000 som (KGS) to purchase ten sheep for fattening and reselling. She plans to invest the income from the loan in further expanding her business. https://www.kiva.org/lend/1077748
FTW helped Noussa Asman to purchase rice, oil and other ingredients for her restaurant.
Noussa runs her own small restaurant. This is her main business. In order to offer a quality service, she needs to stock a wide range of quality produce. With this third loan, in order to avoid constantly going back-and-forth for supplies, she wants to order a sufficient quantity of non-perishable raw ingredients such as rice and oil, as well as other products. Her goal is to make this restaurant her main source of income and to put aside enough savings to build her own house. https://www.kiva.org/lend/1074938