Sorpene is 48 years old, married with six children.
Sorpene works hard to provide for her family. She runs a general store in the Philippines, and requested a PHP 23,000 loan through NWTF to buy more stock like noodles, sugar, cooking oil, snack foods, etc. to sell in her general store.
Sorpene has borrowed and repaid ten loans from NWTF prior to this loan. She has been running the general store for 15 years, and also earns additional income from videoke machine rental, ready-to-wear, and gasoline retailing.
Sorpene aspires to save enough to build and expand her business, and to let her children continue their studies.
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.