Ester works hard to provide for her family. She runs a business buying and reselling nipa (woven palm mats, used for house repair and construction) in the Philippines and requested a 10,500 Philippine Peso (PHP) loan through NWTF to purchase additional stocks of nipa to sell.
Ester has borrowed and repaid 3 loans from NWTF before this loan. She has been running her business for 20 years and also earns an income from fish vending.
Ester aspires to save enough to provide a secure future for 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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