Socorro is a 67-years-old widow with four children.
Socorro works hard to provide for her family. She runs a general store in the Philippines. She has requested a PHP 20,000 loan through NWTF to purchase additional items to sell like rice, soft drinks, canned goods and other groceries for her general store.
Socorro has borrowed and paid 14 loans from NWTF before this loan. She has been running the general store for eight years and also earns additional income from house and videoke machine rental.
Socorro aspires to an improved standard of living.
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.