Gimema is 49 years old and married with seven children.
Gimema works hard to provide for her family. She runs a business selling ready-to-wear clothing in the Philippines and requested a PHP 19,000 loan through NWTF to purchase more items like shoes, bags, pants, and other ready-to-wear clothing.
Gimema has borrowed and paid four loans from NWTF before this loan. She has been running her business for four years and also earns an income by selling frozen foods.
Gimema aspires to save money to expand her business and continue 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.