Gimema works hard to provide for her family. She runs a business selling ready-to-wear clothing in the Philippines and requested a PHP 19,000 loan through NWTF to purchase more items like shoes, bags, pants, and other ready-to-wear clothing.
Gimema has borrowed and paid four loans from NWTF before this loan. She has been running her business for four years and also earns an income by selling frozen foods.
Gimema aspires to save money to expand her business and continue to send her children to college.
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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 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 women in low-income urban and rural communities.
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