Virgelen, 37, is married with three children; two are in school. She is a very hardworking entrepreneur.
Virgelen has a motorcycle transportation business in the Philippines. She has been in this business for four years.
Virgelen requested a PHP 16,000 loan through NWTF to buy tools and equipment for her motorcycle transportation business.
In the future, Virgelen would like to save enough money so she can afford to send her children to college and 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.