Pamela has a business selling copra (dried meat, or kernel, of the coconut) in the Philippines. She also earns additional income from frozen foods and pig fattening. Pamela is borrowing PHP 29,000 through NWTF to purchase more copra to sell.
Pamela has been able to sustain her business activities through her past eight loans from NWTF. She hopes that her hard work will help her attain her dream of building her business and securing the future of her family.
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On Friday November 8, 2013, Super Typhoon Haiyan made its way through Southeast Asia, causing substantial damage to homes and businesses in areas of the Philippines. Given the state of devastation following this storm, borrowers living and working in these areas may have difficulty making repayments on their loans, thus making their Kiva loans higher risk. More information >>
About Negros Women for Tomorrow FoundationNegros 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.
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