Lourdes is 64 years old and has three children. She is married and has two children who are in school. Lourdes is in the agricultural business raising pigs in the Philippines. She requested a PHP 29,000 loan through NWTF to buy additional feed and vitamins for her pigs. She has been raising pigs for five years now, and has borrowed nine times in the past from NWTF to sustain it. In the future, Lourdes would like to build and expand her business.
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.