Mary Jean is 43 years old, married, and has four children. Mary Jean works hard to provide for her family. She runs a general store in the Philippines and applied for a PHP 26,500 loan through NWTF in order to buy more groceries to sell in her store. Mary Jean has borrowed and repaid ten loans from NWTF before this loan. She has been running the general store for six years, and she also sells frozen foods. Mary Jean aspires to save enough money so she can afford to send her children to college and expand her business.
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.