Melissa is 48 years old and married with seven children. With five children in school, Melissa works very hard to provide for them.
Melissa runs a general store in the Philippines and has requested a PHP 25,000 loan through NWTF to purchase more stock to sell.
Melissa has been in this business for four years and sells a variety of items, such as soap and detergent.
In the future Melissa would like to save money to expand her business and send her children to college.
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.