Mary Jane works hard to provide for her family. She runs a sari-sari (general) store in the Philippines and requested a PHP 22,000 loan through NWTF to buy items to sell such as cheese curls, canned goods, soft-drinks etc.
Mary Jane has borrowed and paid for seven loans from NWTF before this loan. She has been running the sari-sari store for twelve years and also earns an income from rice milling and hog raising.
Mary Jane aspires to save enough money to build a mini-grocery at a public market.
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On Friday November 8, 2013, Super Typhoon Haiyan made its way through Southeast Asia, causing substantial damage to homes and businesses in areas of the Philippines. Given the state of devastation following this storm, borrowers living and working in these areas may have difficulty making repayments on their loans, thus making their Kiva loans higher risk. More information >>
About Negros Women for Tomorrow FoundationNegros Women for Tomorrow Foundation, Inc. (NWTF) is a non-governmental organization established with an aim to help men and women achieve self-sufficiency, particularly in the province of Negros Occidental’s low-income communities. The organization offers its clients a wide variety of products, including loans for micro-entrepreneurs, hospital income benefits, life insurance, accidental death benefits and more. Kiva lenders’ funds will be used to expand the reach of these products to low-income urban and rural communities.
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