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


January 2008


The Client Services Department is formally created to maximize the potentials of clients’ Income Generating and Survival Skills

Guihulngan, Guindulman and Baybay Branches open

January 2009


NWTF celebrates its 25th anniversary

NWTF partners with KIVA, a leading crowd-funding platform aimed at alleviating global poverty

NWTF introduces innovative, environment-friendly products such as solar lamps and cook stoves to maximize savings and earnings for NWTF clients

San Carlos client, Shirley Ecot, is awarded the Citibank Microentreprenur of the Year Maunlad Award

Virginia Lubguban of Dumaguete receives the Masikap Award during the Citibank Micro entrepreneur of the Year Awards

January 2010


Sonia Palmes of Barangay Minoyan, Murcia, Negros Occidental is a Sikap National Awardee

Clients Ester Lumbo, Mary Jan Reyes, Enrico Jingco are Citibank Microentreprenuer Visayas Masikap and Maunlad Awardees

Banga, Numancia, Ivisan, Panay, Dumangas and Sara Branches open

January 2011


DO-IT Foundation is created from the spin-off of the NWTF Management Information System, providing technology solutions for MFI’s and NGO’s

NWTF’s social performance strengths recognized with 5 KIVA badges

Partnership with Whole Planet Foundation

Natividad Gabriel of Taytay Branch is a Maunlad Luzon Awardee of Citibank Micro entrepreneur of the Year Awards

Barili, Sogod-Cebu, Ormoc, Kananga, Palo, Tacloban Branches open

January 2012


Dungganon Bank opens its first branch in Bantayan Island

NWTF is Awarded the Eduardo Aboitiz Award for Outstanding Institution in the 5th RAFI Triennial Awards

Naval, Dumarao, Sagay, Himamaylan, Sogod-Leyte, Isabela, La Carlota, Manapla, Camotes, Malay and Roxas-Capiz Branches open

January 2013


Awarded the Truelift Achievement Award

Partnership with Net-Works to collect and recycle used fishing nets into carpet tiles

Guimaras, Pontevedra, Talisay, Daan-Bantayan, Mabinay, Ilog-Candoni, Sibulan, Quezon, and Bindoy Branches open

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