Thelma is 54 years old and has 8 children. She is married and one child (of the eight) is in school.
Thelma is in the agricultural business, raising pigs in the Philippines. Thelma has requested a PHP 15,000 loan through NWTF to buy feeds and a piggery for her pigs. Thelma has been raising pigs for 8 years now, and has borrowed 14 times in the past from NWTF to sustain her business.
In the future, Thelma would like to save enough 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.