Our History2020-09-21T06:38:28+00:00


January 1992


Partnership with Catholic Relief Services

January 1994


Professor Sukor Kasim, from Amanah Ikhtiar Malaysia, becomes a consultant for the organization. Grameen Exposure Dialogue was held in the Philippines

NWTF receives direct assistance from Grameen Bank

January 1997


NWTF receives a substantial grant from CGAP that jumpstarted NWTF’s expansion beginning with Bago Branch

Bago Branch commences operation

January 1998


NWTF participates in the Microcredit Summit Campaign in New York City, attended by over 1,000 delegates from 107 countries, where Dr. Cecilia del Castillo acts as moderator

Project Dungganon begins serving Kabankalan, San Carlos and Tanjay clients

January 1999


Project Dungganon celebrates its 10 year anniversary

Dumaguete Branch opens along with the 1st PD branch outside Negros Province in Toledo, Cebu

Dr.Cecilia del Castillo represents NWTF in the Microcredit Summit Campaign held in West Africa’s Ivory Coast as facilitator during the event attended by 600 delegates from 85 countries

January 2000


Project Kasanag is established to offer individual loans for small and medium enterprises

Strategic support, technical assistance and information is received through the partnership with Women’s World Banking

Accredited as a donee by the Philippine Council for NGO Certification

Silay Branch opens

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