Valenina is 57 years old and married with eight children.
She earns a living by farming sugarcane in the Philippines. Valenina is borrowing PHP 20,000 through NWTF to purchase sacks of fertilizers for her sugarcane business.
Valenina has been farming sugarcane for 29 years and also earns additional income from buying and selling vegetables.
She is working tirelessly toward the attainment of her dream: to save enough to build a house for her family.
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.