Marie Jo is 28 years old and married with one child.
Marie Jo works hard to provide for her family. She runs a general store in the Philippines and has requested a PHP 30,000 loan through NWTF to purchase additional items to sell in her general store like biscuits, soft drinks, canned goods, and eggs.
Marie Jo has borrowed and paid back six loans from NWTF before this loan. She has been running the general store for five years and also earns income from farming rice and sugarcane and selling frozen foods.
Marie Jo aspires to save money to expand her business and repair her house.
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.