Petra is 51 years old and married with five children. For the past 20 years, she has run a general store in the Philippines and she also earns additional income from having a computer gaming station. Petra works hard to provide for her family and has borrowed and repaid three previous loans from NWTF.
Petra is requesting a 12,000 PHP loan through NWTF to purchase additional stocks to sell such as canned goods, soft-drinks, biscuits, cooking oil, eggs, and other items. She aspires to save enough money to provide a secure future for 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.