Mary Joy is married and works hard to support her family by running a blacksmithing business in the Philippines. She is requesting a loan for PHP 26,000 from NWTF to buy more of the materials, including iron and wood, she needs to run her business. She has been in this line of work for six years and hopes to save enough money 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.