Melodia is 47 years old, is married, and has 1 child in school. She works hard to provide for her family. She runs a general store in the Philippines and has requested a loan of 50,000 Philippine pesos (PHP) through NWTF to purchase more goods such as soap, soft drinks, and slippers to sell in her store.
Melodia has previously requested and repaid 7 loans from NWTF. She has been running the general store for 15 years and also earns income from a butcher shop. She 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.