Mariziel is 21 years old, married, and has one child who is in school.
Mariziel is in the agricultural business farming vegetables in the Philippines. She requested a loan of PHP 10,000 through NWTF to buy fertilizers for her vegetable garden. Mariziel has been farming vegetables for three years now, and has borrowed two times in the past from NWTF to sustain her business. In the future, Mariziel would like to save enough to buy more farm land.
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.