Rufina is in the agricultural business, buying and selling livestock in the Philippines. She has requested a PHP 11,000 loan through Negros Women for Tomorrow Foundation, Inc. (NWTF) to buy additional livestock to sell.
Rufina has been buying and selling livestock for ten years now and has borrowed six times in the past from NWTF to sustain the business. She would like to build and expand her business, to secure the future of her family.
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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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