Orbesa is 34 years old and is married with two children. She works hard to provide for her family. Orbesa has run a general store in the Philippines for the past nine years and also earns an income from dried fish vending and fishing.
She has borrowed and repaid 14 loans from NWTF before this loan. Orbesa is now requesting a PHP 10,000 loan through NWTF to buy additional stock to sell in her general store.
Orbesa aspires to save money to expand her business and to purchase a fishing boat engine.
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.