Marites, age 41, buys and sells bananas to earn an income. She is a very hard-working entrepreneur and has been engaged in her business for six years. She and her husband have seven children, four of whom are enrolled in school.
Marites is requesting a PhP 17,000 loan through NWTF. She will use her loan funds to buy more bananas to offer for sale.
In the future, Marites would like to save enough money to be able to afford to send her children to college.
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.