Mercedita is sixty-nine years old, a widow with four children. She is a very hard working entrepreneur.
Mercedita has a general store business in the Philippines. Mercedita requested a PHP 25,000 loan amount through NWTF to buy more goods like shampoo, soft-drinks, snack foods and other groceries.
She has been in this business for twelve years. Mercedita would like 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.