Marilou is a married woman with three children. She is a very hardworking entrepreneur. Marilou is 31 years old and has three children who are in school.
Marilou has a business selling woven palm mats (used for house repair and construction) in the Philippines. Marilou has requested a PHP 21,000 loan through NWTF to purchase more woven palm mats to sell. She earns an additional income from raising cattle.
Marilou has been in this business for four years. In the future, Marilou would like to save enough 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.