Emelia is 60 years old and married with two children.
Emelia works hard to provide for her family. She runs a general store in the Philippines and requested a 15,000 PHP loan through NWTF to purchase additional items to sell, such as canned goods, spices, eggs, noodles, etc.
Emelia has borrowed and repaid 7 loans from NWTF before this loan. She has been running the general store for 5 years and also earns an income from the sale of charcoal.
Emelia aspires to save enough money so that 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.