Soul Seed Academy

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Julita

Julita is a 65 year old married woman with three children. She has a food selling business in the Philippines and has been sustaining her business through her previous loans from NWTF. Julia aspires to gather sufficient savings to secure the future of her family.

Lourdes

Lourdes is a married woman who works hard to support her family and her dream to save enough for the future. She has a buy-and-sell processed foods business in the Philippines. Her business is being sustained through her own efforts and with the help of the loans she gets from Kiva.

Geronima

Geronima is a hard-working entrepreneur who has a business buying and selling tobacco in the Philippines. Geronima has been sustaining her business activities through her own efforts with the help of the loans she gets from Kiva. She dreams of building and developing her business to secure her family.

Corazon

Corazon is 62 years old, married and has five children. She has a poultry business in the Philippines. She's planning to add more chicks, buy more feed and other supplies to raise her chickens to produce eggs to sell. She has been in this business for 5 years and would like to expand it in the future.

Analyn

Analyn is a 54 year old single woman. She has a house rental business in the Philippines and has been in the business for 7 years. She's currently saving money and requested a loan from Kiva to expand her business.

Adolfa

Adolfa is a single parent with three children. She is very hardworking and has a food vending business. She has been in this business for three years already and this helps her to support her family. As a single parent, she's hustling hard so that she can expand her food vending business for her family's future.

Lorenis

Lorenis is the proprietor of The Doggo design company and the proud dog mom of Renzo. She's  an architect who has a great obsession with dogs. After being jobless as a result of the global pandemic, she felt that it was time to start something new by merging her two passions: dogs and design.

Martha

Martha is a 36-year-old woman. She is happily married and has a children of her own. To support her family, she manages a hotel where she offers traditional dishes, snacks, tea, and other items that are selling very well. She enjoys her business since it has allowed her to develop both personally and financially, allowing her to provide for her family.

Kymbat

Kymbat is this incredible woman. She is 48 years old, married, and the mother of two kids. She graduated from high school and is a genuinely hardworking and entrepreneurial person. Her major source of income has been her profession in the hostel industry since 2004.

Anecia

Anecia is from Dulag, a small town in the Philippines. She is the mother of a child who is now an adult. She has a sari-sari (variety) store where she sells eggs, seasonings, edible oil, diverse canned products, biscuits, soft drinks, and among other things. In addition to having a store, Anecia also caters cuisine to the local community from her home.

Alice

Meet Alice, a loving mother. Her smile indicates that life has been kind to her and that she has every reason to be cheerful. She works as an agricultural producer in a small village in Bomet. Alice is absolutely set on making her ambition of becoming a prosperous farmer a reality.

Pauline

Pauline is a 50-year-old small-scale farmer. She's been farming for a few years now. Milk and maize have been her main source of funds. She has gained a lot of experience over the years and is regarded as one of the greatest farmers in her village. Pauline is a dedicated farmer who enjoys growing her farm.

Agustinha

Agustinha is modest, hardworking, 52 years old, and married. She has amazing skill and experiences with East Timor traditional woven cloths called tais, and she makes a living from it. Her weaving shop, which she has been running for many years now,.

Bonifacia

Bonifacia lives in the town of Dumanjug, Cebu (Philippines). She manages a variety store business as well as a water refilling station. She sells goods ranging from eggs, seasonings, edible oil, assorted canned goods, biscuits, and soft drinks.

Florida

Florida is a resident of Carles, Iloilo (Philippines). She is 71 years old and married. To earn an income, she and her husband operate a rice mill services. Aside from this, the couple also has a farm for additional income.

Nelphy

Nelphy has a construction supply business in the Philippines and has been in this business for 3 years. She has requested a loan through NWTF to buy additional materials needed for her construction supply business.

Elves

Elves is a married woman with three children and a very hardworking entrepreneur. She sells dried fish in the Philippines and has been in the business for already 16 years. She would like to expand her business in the future.

Ruby Mae

Ruby Mae is 31 years old and a resident from Philippines. She has rented a stall and sells fresh eggs. She also sells frozen products and electronic top-up loads. She has one young child. The income that she will generate will be for her child's needs, like school fees, and for healthy daily food consumption and re-investment in the same project.

Ma. Thelma

Ma. Thelma is 61 years old and widowed with three children. She is a diligent mompreneur that still provides for her family. Ma. Thelma runs a general store business in the Philippines. She has been in this business for 7 years already, and would like to buy additional items like canned goods, chips, personal care products, etc. to sell in her store.

Dioscora

Dioscora is a married woman from Leyte, Philippines.For the past years, she and her husband have run a small family farm as a means of livelihood. They focus on growing vegetables in their farm. Through Kiva, she will be provided with a loan to buy seeds and fertilizer for their plants to allow them to have a more bountiful harvest.

Erlinda

Erlinda has a general store business in the Philippines. She is a 70-year old entrepreneur who works very hard for her family comprising of two children, one of whom is enrolled in a school at the moment. Erlinda hopes that her business will help her attain her dream of building and developing her business for the future of her family.

Edwina

Edwina is a married woman and has a tailoring business in the Philippines. She is looking for funds in Kiva to purchase additional materials, like thread, cloth, needles, etc., for her tailoring services. She is working tirelessly toward the attainment of her dream: to save enough to secure the future of her family.

Lydia

Lydia is a 65-year-old mompreneur. She has been working all her life to provide for her family. She has a furniture vending business in the Philippines, and has been in this business for 7 years. She would like to add more furniture to sell to save more for her children's college fund.

Alicia

Alicia is 70 years old and married with five children. She has a food vending business and it's her only source of income to support her family. Despite of her age, she's still working hard to provide for her family and would like to save enough to secure her family's future.

Liza

Liza is 35 years old and has seven children. She is married and six of her children are currently in school. Liza is in the agricultural pig fattening business in the Philippines. Liza has been in pig fattening business for three years now and has borrowed five times in the past from NWTF to sustain it.

Leydi Yohana

Leydi is a hardworking and enterprising woman who is continuously striving to provide a better life for her three children. It's been difficult for her to do it all by her own, but her courage and care for her children are stronger than any obstacle.

Faith

Faith is happily married and the mother of three children. She works as a landlady in one of Thika's towns, a job she enjoys doing because it provides her with a steady income. However, due to competition, Faith must ensure that she renovates her rental units so that her customers can continue to live there.

Angelita

Angelita is a mother of seven children and a widow. She is an entrepreneur that works extremely hard for her children who are in school. In the Philippines, she runs a fruit buying and selling business. She desired to save up enough money to be able to send her children to college.

Angeles

Angeles is 77 years old, married, and the mother of six children. She works extremely hard to support her family. She owns and operates a rice business in the Philippines. She also sells charcoal and to generate more income for her family.

Daisy

Daisy owns a farm where she raises livestock and plants various crops. She also has a side business that brings in some income. She is a 22-year-old single mother from a remote village in Kenya's Molo area. She has managed to provide her family a solid start by providing them with a good quality of life as a result of her daily hard work.

Melody

Melody is a 26-year-old single mother with two children. Melody has been operating a bicycle transportation service in the Philippines for the past two years. For her business, she desires on buying bicycle spare parts and maintenance.

Sheila

Sheila is a hardworking mompreneur with two children. Her business is buying and selling of oysters in the Philippines. She's been in this business for nine years.

Romela

Romela is a married woman, 47 years old with six children. She has a food vending business in the Philippines specifically selling delicacies. Romela has been in this business for three years.

Lenie

Lenie is a 27-year-old married woman with two children. She has a business buying and selling bamboo in the Philippines. She has been in this business for five years and she would like to save money to expand her business.

Eufracia

Eufracia works hard to support her family. Eufracia is married and has a business buying and selling dried coconut in the Philippines.

Elvira

Lovely Elvira sends her greetings from Bishkek. She's 52, divorced, and a mother of two girls. They assist her with home chores. Elvira has a college diploma. She is an enterprising, dynamic, and nice person by nature.

Virginia

Virginia is a wife, mom of 4, and an entrepreneur. She has 3 children who are still in school. She's working very hard to provide for them, and to sustain their livelihood. She runs a food production business in the Philippines, and has been in the business for 10 long years. Virginia would like to buy more meats, and other supplies needed in her business to cater more customers.

Asuncion

Asuncion is a hardworking entrepreneur with seven children. She runs a variety store in the Philippines. She needs more stocks in her store such as canned goods, chips, personal care and other products that she can sell. She dreamed on having a bigger store someday.

Ma. Crescel

Ma. Crescel is a mompreneur, wife, and mother of 2 kids. She sells dried fish in the Philippines. Dried fish is one of the Filipinos' favorite breakfast. It's a dish that almost everyone loves! Since she wants to keep up with the demand, she opted to loan from Kiva to help her cater more customers, and hopefully expand her business.

Ma. Fatima

Ma. Fatima, a 60-year old married woman, has a vegetables vending business in the Philippines. The loans that she got from NWTF has helped her sustain her business activities. Ma. Fatima aspires to save enough to secure the future of her family.

Rosalia

Rosalia is a hardworking mompreneur who has a general store business in the Philippines. She needed to buy additional items like canned goods, chips, and personal care products to sell in her store so she can cater more customers. Rosalia has been sustaining her business activities through her own efforts with the help of loans through Kiva.

Luzviminda

Luzviminda is 66 years old and married with 10 children. She runs a native mat business in the Philippines. She has been in this business for 25 years.

Marlita

Marlita is a married woman with four children. Marlita is 42 years old and three of her children are still in school. Marlita has a buy-and-sell gravel and sand business in the Philippines and has been in this business for 8 years.

Arlene

Arlene is 53 years old, married, and the mother of nine children, three of which are now enrolled in school. Arlene has been in the agriculture business of rice cultivation in the Philippines for the past 5 years.

Mary

Mary is a 35-year-old mother of four children. For the past twelve years, she has been actively engaged in farming and has never regretted or turned back. She engages in mixed farming and sells milk, eggs, and a variety of food crops at their neighborhood market. Mary works six days a week because she does not want to see her children to suffer in life.

Penina

Penina , 65, is a mother of two children and is married, owns a beach property in her town. She is looking for a loan to help her refurbish her guest house so that her guests have a better time.

Lissa

Lissa is a 44-year-old married mother of three, one of whom is a student. She owns a fish selling business in the Philippines and is a very dedicated businesswoman.

Zenaida

Zenaida runs a farm and produces rice. She is married with seven children, four of whom are still in school.

Her husband is a farmer who also works in the construction industry. Zenaida has been involved in agriculture for over ten years. Her biggest issue for her current project is the lack of cash to increase the productivity of her farm.

Gina

Gina is a married 62-year-old woman. She owns and operates a fishing business in the Philippines for the past 22 years. She wants to save money in order to develop and grow her business.

Debborah

Debborah is a 57-year-old single mother who lives in Kitui, a favorable area for farming. Despite these challenges, Debborah always works hard to ensure that she is able to lift herself out of the situation and give her family a healthy living.

Marilou

Marilou is a married woman and a mother of two children. She is an entrepreneur that works
extremely hard.

In the Philippines, she runs a vegetable-buying and-selling business.

Delia

Delia is a very hardworking entrepreneur with children. She has a flower shop business in the Philippine for years now.

Lovella

Lovella is a single woman with five children. She is a very hardworking entrepreneur who's been in a shoemaking business in the Philippines for two years already.

Julieta

Julieta is a hardworking woman entrepreneur with three children. She runs a native fish trap making business in the Philippines Julieta dreams that one day she will be able to save enough to provide a secure future for her family.

Emilia

Emilia is a 55 years old and has five children. She is in the agricultural poultry business in the Philippines and has been in poultry business for 5 years now, and has borrowed several times in the past from NWTF to sustain it.

Violeta

Violeta is a 66-year-old hardworking mompreneur. Despite her age, she's still working very hard to support her 8 children. She sells corn in the Philippines, and has been in the business for 6 years already. She would like to purchase more sacks of corn so that she can accommodate her customers' demand.

Dioscora

Dioscora is a hardworking entrepreneur in Leyte, Philippines with seven children. She operates a dress making shop and has been in the business for 20 years already. She wanted to improve and expand her business that's why she requested a loan from kiva to buy more cloth and tailoring materials.

Nonie

Nonie is a persevering entrepreneur. She wakes up at dawn to buy fruits and vegetables to sell in the morning. She has been doing this for the past years and never gave up for her family. With the help of the loan from Kiva, she can start slowly working on her dream which is to have huge and more stalls!
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