Letecia is a 59-year-old widow with seven children.
She runs a general store in the Philippines and requested a PHP 23,000 loan through NWTF to buy stock to sell in her general store, such as soap, sugar, cream, milk and canned goods.
Letecia has borrowed and repaid 23 loans from NWTF before this loan. She has been running the general store for 12 years and also earns an income from a tailoring shop.
Letecia works hard to provide for her family, and she aspires to save money to expand her business.
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.