Marilyn is 59 years old. She is married and has three children.
Marilyn works hard to provide for her family. She runs a general store in the Philippines and has requested a loan of 50,000 PHP through NWTF in order to buy items like shampoo, soap, spices and canned goods to sell. She has been running the general store for 25 years and also earns an income from buying and selling nipa (woven palm mats used for house repair and construction). Marilyn has borrowed and repaid 18 loans from NWTF prior to this loan.
Marilyn 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.