Johna is 45 years old and married. She works hard to provide for her family. She runs a sari-sari (variety) store in the Philippines and requested a PHP 18,000 loan through NWTF to purchase additional stock of items such as shampoo, noodles, and canned goods to sell in her sari-sari store.
Johna has borrowed and repaid 15 loans from NWTF before this loan. She has been running the sari-sari store for nine years and also earns an income from pig fattening.
Johna aspires to save money to expand her business.
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.