Angelita, 51 years old, is widowed and has 8 children. For the past 10 years, she has earned a living by farming rice in the Philippines. Angelita also earns additional income from making nipa (woven palm mats used for house construction and repair). She is borrowing PHP 16,000 through NWTF to buy fertilizers and other farm supplies. Angelita works tirelessly towards the attainment of her dream: to save enough to buy more farmland.
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.