Marissa is a 35-year-old married woman with four children. Two children are in school.
Marissa buys and sells livestock in the Philippines. She requested a 13,000 PHP loan to purchase additional livestock to sell. Marissa has owned her business for 11 years now, and has borrowed 17 times in the past from NWTF to sustain it.
In the future, Marissa would like to save enough to buy more farm lands.
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.