Melanie is 46 years old and married with four children.
Melanie works hard to provide for her family. She runs a general store in the Philippines and requested a PHP 12,000 loan through NWTF to buy additional stock to sell.
Melanie has borrowed and repaid two loans from NWTF before this loan. She has been running the general store for 12 years and earns additional income from making peanut butter.
Melanie aspires 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.