Josie is 61 years old and married, with seven children. She earns a living by farming rice in the Philippines. Josie has been farming rice for 30 years and earns additional income from selling herbal medicines.
Josie is borrowing 13,000 PHP through NWTF in order to buy fertilizer and other farm supplies. She is working tirelessly toward the attainment of her dream, to save money to expand her business and repair her family's home.
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.