Maria Elena is 39 years old and married with two children. She works hard to provide for her family. She runs a general store in the Philippines and has requested a PHP 23,000 loan through NWTF to buy additional stock to sell like canned goods, noodles, eggs, etc.
Maria Elena has borrowed and repaid four loans from NWTF before this loan. She has been running the general store for three years and also earns an income from selling ready to wear.
Maria Elena aspires to save enough to provide a secure future for her family.
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.