Maura is 62 years old and a widow with nine children.
Maura works hard to provide for her family. She runs a general store in the Philippines and requested a 20,000 PHP (Philippines pesos) loan through NWTF to purchase additional stock like milk, spices, noodles, canned goods, etc.
Maura has borrowed and paid 24 loans from NWTF before this loan. She has been running the general store for 12 years and also earns an income from buying and selling tobacco.
Maura aspires to save enough to build a house 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.