She earns a living by operating a fishing business in the Philippines. Rosemarie is borrowing 27,000 PHP through NWTF in order to buy materials like wood, nails and paint necessary for the maintenance of her pump boat, an outrigger canoe powered by a small engine. Rosemarie has been in this business for six years and she earns additional income from a general store. She is working tirelessly to save enough money to expand her business.
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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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