Meliza is thirty-seven years old and married with five children. With five children in school, Meliza works very hard to provide for them.
Meliza runs a general store in the Philippines and requested a PHP 27,000 loan through NWTF to buy items to sell like shampoo and groceries in her general store. Meliza has been in this business for seven years and sells a variety of items such as canned goods, noodles, eggs, spices, soft drinks, etc.
In the future Meliza would like 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.