Cidel Marie, 42 years old, is married and has 7 children, 5 of them in school. She is a very hardworking entrepreneur. For the past 6 years, Cidel Marie has operated a business buying and selling bamboo in the Philippines. She has requested a PHP 25,000 loan through NWTF to buy more bamboo to sell to her customers. In the future, Cidel Marie would like 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.