Ma. Emperatriz is 63 years old and married with five children. Sheis in the agricultural business, pig fattening in the Philippines. Ma. Emperatriz requested a 12,000 PHP (Philippino pesos) loan through NWTF to buy feed, vitamins, and other supplies for her pigs.
Ma. Emperatriz has been in pig fattening for three years now, and has borrowed seven times in the past from NWTF to sustain it.
Ma. Emperatriz 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.