Melanimfa is 54 years old and widowed, with three children.
Melanimfa works hard to provide for her family. She runs a general store in the Philippines and she has requested a PHP 12,000 loan through Negros Women for Tomorrow Foundation, Inc. (NWTF) to purchase stocks to sell, like snack foods, coffee, sugar, soap, shampoo, and other groceries.
Melanimfa has borrowed and paid 18 loans from NWTF before this loan. She has been running the general store for 20 years and also earns an income from a buy-and-sell fish business.
Melanimfa 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.