Marissa is 51 years old and married, and has three children who are in school. Marissa has been in the fishing business in the Philippines for 11 years now.
Marissa has requested a 30,000 PHP loan through NWTF to buy a new set of fishing nets and other equipment for fishing. She has borrowed from NWTF 14 times in the past to sustain her business.
In the future, Marissa would like to save enough money so she can afford 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.