Merly is 54 years old, married, and has two children. She earns a living by growing flowers in the Philippines, which she has been doing for 25 years. She earns additional income from raising livestock.
Merly is requesting a loan from NWTF for 19,000 PHP, which she will use to buy fertilizers and other materials for her business. She is working tirelessly towards the attainment of her dream 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.