Elvira is 50 years old, widowed, and has five children. She works very hard to provide for them. Elvira runs a general store in the Philippines and requested a 10,000 PHP loan through NWTF to purchase additional inventory to sell. Elvira has been in this business for 10 years and sells a variety of items such as sugar, coffee, eggs, spices, shampoo, etc. In the future Elvira would like to build and expand her business to secure the financial stability of her family.
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.