Heide is 49 years old, and she is married, with three children. She earns a living by farming rice in the Philippines.
Heide is borrowing PHP 13,000 through NWTF to buy fertilizer and other farm supplies. Heide has been farming rice for two years, and she earns additional income from the direct selling of beauty products.
She is working tirelessly toward the attainment of her dream: to save money to expand her business.
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.