Marlina is 46 years old and married with two children.
Marlina works hard to provide for her family. She runs a general store in the Philippines and requested a 29,000 PHP loan through NWTF to purchase additional stock of items like canned goods, noodles, fabric conditioners, eggs, sugar, etc. to sell in her general store.
Marlina has borrowed and repaid 4 loans from NWTF before this loan. She has been running the general store for 2 years and also earns additional income from farming rice and buying and selling dried coconut meat.
Marlina aspires to save enough to buy more farmland.
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.