Carmencita is 61 years old and married. She has two children.
Carmencita runs a sari-sari (variety) store in the Philippines. Carmencita has been in this business for three years and sells a variety of items such as shampoo, detergent, canned goods and other groceries.
She has requested a PHP 12,000 loan through NWTF to buy items to sell in her sari-sari store.
In the future Carmencita would like to save money to expand the business and repair her family home.
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.