Maria Cristina is 39 years old, married, and has five children. Her children are all in school. She is in the agricultural business, raising hogs in the Philippines. She has been in hog raising for five years.
She requested a PHP 30,000 loan through NWTF. She will use the loan to buy feed, vitamins, and other supplies for her business.
Maria Cristina and has borrowed 12 times in the past from NWTF, to sustain her business activity. She would like to save enough money so she could afford to send her children to college in the future.
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.