Maricel is 25 years old and married, with two children, one in school.
Maricel is in the agricultural business, raising pigs in the Philippines. She has requested a PHP 12,000 loan through NWTF to buy feed and vitamins for her pigs.
Maricel has been raising pigs for two years now, and she has borrowed five times in the past from NWTF to sustain it.
Maricel would like 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.