Merly is 56 years old and married. She has five children, and she works very hard to provide for them. Merly runs a general store in the Philippines. She has been in this business for 10 years and sells a variety of items, such as seasonings, canned goods, soy sauce, milk, and coffee.
Merly has requested a PHP 20,000 loan through NWTF. She will use it to buy additional items to sell in her general store, like seasonings, canned goods, soy sauce, milk or coffee. Merly would like to save enough 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.