As a married parent of twelve children, Demetria works hard to support her family. She has an ambulant dried fish vending business in the Philippines, and also earns additional income from farming rice and fishing.
Demetria has been sustaining her business activities through her past 22 loans from NWTF. She is borrowing PHP 29,000 through NWTF to purchase additional boxes of dried fish to sell. She hopes that her hard work will help her attain her dream of building and expanding her business to secure the future of her family.
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.