Shirly is 48 years old and married with two children. She is in the agricultural business, farming coconut in the Philippines.
Shirly requested a PHP 29,500 loan through NWTF to purchase additional coconut seedlings, fertilizers, etc. for her business.
Shirly has been farming coconut for eight years now, and has borrowed five times in the past from NWTF to sustain it.
In the future, Shirly would like to save enough to buy more farmland.
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.