Porferia is 53 years old, married, with four children.
She earns a living by farming vegetables in the Philippines. Porferia is borrowing PHP 25,000 through Negros Women for Tomorrow Foundation, Inc. to purchase fertilizer and other farm supplies.
Porferia has been farming vegetables for 20 years and also earns additional income from rag-making and coconut-grinding. She is working tirelessly towards the attainment of her dream: to purchase a lot where she will build a house for her family and 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.