Mary Jean is 40 years old, married and has six children, three of whom are in school.
Mary Jean is in the agricultural business, raising pigs in the Philippines. She has requested a PHP 19,000 loan through NWTF to buy feeds and vitamins for her pigs.
She has been raising pigs for five years now, and has borrowed nine times in the past from NWTF to sustain it.
In the future, Mary Jean would like to save enough money so she could afford to send her children to college and repair her family home.
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.