Joan is a hardworking entrepreneur who has a small fishpond business in the Philippines. Joan has been in this business for five years. She earns additional income from rice retailing and selling ready-to-wear clothes.
She is borrowing PHP 29,500 through NWTF to purchase additional feed for her fishpond business.
Joan has been sustaining her business activities through her own efforts with the help of the loans from NWTF. She dreams of saving enough money so she can afford to 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.