Maria Merlita is 48 years old and married with five children.
Maria Merlita works hard to provide for her family. She runs a general store in the Philippines and requested a PHP 25,000 loan through NWTF to purchase more stocks to sell.
Maria Merlita has borrowed and paid 22 loans from NWTF before this loan. She has been running the general store for 21 years and also earns an income from raising livestock and selling DVD/VCD tapes.
Maria Merlita aspires to save enough to provide a secure future for her family.
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.