Margarita is 58 years old and widowed with six children. Margarita works hard to provide for her family. She runs a general store in the Philippines and requested a loan of PHP 14,000 through NWTF in order to purchase more stocks to sell.
Margarita has borrowed and repaid seven loans from NWTF before this loan. She has been running the general store for three years and also earns an income from vegetable vending.
Margarita aspires to build and expand 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.