Mary Jane is forty-one years old and married with three children.
Mary Jane works hard to provide for her family. She runs a sari-sari (general) store in the Philippines and requested a PHP 22,000 loan through NWTF to buy items to sell such as cheese curls, canned goods, soft-drinks etc.
Mary Jane has borrowed and paid for seven loans from NWTF before this loan. She has been running the sari-sari store for twelve years and also earns an income from rice milling and hog raising.
Mary Jane aspires to save enough money to build a mini-grocery at a public market.
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.