Merlinda is 44 years old and has four children. Merlinda is married and has one child who is in school.
Merlinda is in the agricultural business buying and selling livestock in the Philippines. Merlinda requested a PHP 11,000 loan through NWTF to buy additional livestock to sell.
Merlinda has been buying and selling livestock for six years now, and has borrowed five times in the past from NWTF to sustain the business.
In the future, Merlinda would like to repair and renovate 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.