Teresita is 61 years old, married, and has one child. She works hard to provide for her family. She runs a general store in the Philippines. Teresita has requested a 12,000 PHP loan through NWTF to buy items like shampoo, groceries, etc. to sell in her sari-sari store (variety store).
Teresita has borrowed and paid 22 loans from NWTF before this loan. She has been running the general store for 20 years and also earns an income from running a carinderia (restaurant).
Teresita aspires to build and expand her business to secure the future of 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.