Merlinda is 54 years old and married with four children, one child is in school. Merlinda works very hard to provide for them.
Merlinda runs a general store in the Philippines and requested a 8,000 PHP loan through NWTF to buy more items to sell like soap, toothbrushes, chips, eggs, and canned goods.
Merlinda has been in this business for 5 years.
She would like 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.