Whelma is 48 years old and married with four children. She earns a living by raising pigs in the Philippines. Whelma is borrowing 10,000 PHP through NWTF to purchase feed, vitamins and vaccines for her business.
Whelma has been raising pigs for nine years and also earns additional income from a general store.
She is working tirelessly towards the attainment of her dream: to save enough money so she can afford to send her children to college.
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.