Elvira is a hard-working entrepreneur who has a buy-and-sell rice business in the Philippines. She has been in this business for eight years. Elvira earns additional income from farming sugar cane.
Elvira is borrowing 24,000 PHP through NWTF to purchase sacks of rice to sell in her business. She has been sustaining her business activities through her own efforts with the help of loans from NWTF. Elvira dreams of saving enough to buy more farmland in the future.
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.