Leonita is 49 years old, married and the mother of two children. She works hard to provide for her family by running a general store in the Philippines. She is requesting a loan for PHP 23,000 through NWTF to buy more items to sell to her customers. Leonita has borrowed and repaid 13 previous loans from NWTF. She has been running the general store for 14 years and earns additional income from food vending. Her goal is to save enough money 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.