Melania is 46 years old and married with six children. She works hard to provide for her family. She runs a general store in the Philippines and requested a PHP 10,000 loan through NWTF to buy more stock to sell (chips, soft drinks, eggs, noodles, coffee, etc.).
Melania has borrowed and repaid 11 loans from NWTF before this loan. She has been running the general store for 3 years while earning additional income from selling charcoal. She aspires to save money to expand her business.
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.