Susan is a married woman who lives in Negros Occidental. She earns her living by operating a food vending business. Her husband Alfredo, who is 57 years old, works as a helper to earn his living. They have eight children who are between 13 and 39 years old. Susan joined NWTF-Project Dungganon in 2007 because she aspired for something better for her family. With the help of her past four loans from NWTF-Project Dungganon, Susan has been incrementally lifting her family out of poverty by the sweat of her brow. Her previous loan of PHP 9,500 helped her earn a monthly profit of PHP 4,500, uplifting the family's standard of living. This time, for her fifth loan, she is borrowing PHP 11,000 to purchase stock for her food vending business so that she can continue to save up for future family needs. Susan is a Dungganon woman who is following an honorable path toward the achievement of her dreams.
About Negros Women for Tomorrow Foundation
Negros 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.