Leonida is a hardworking entrepreneur who has a buy and sell dried fish and spices business in the Philippines.
She is borrowing PHP 30,000 through Kiva partner NWTF in order to purchase more boxes of dried fish to sell for her buy and sell dried fish and spice business.
Leonida has been in this business for four years. She earns additional income from pig fattening and a general store.
Leonida has been sustaining her business activities through her own efforts with the help of the loans from NWTF. She dreams to save enough money so she can afford to send her children to college in the future.
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.