Etchel is 54 years old and a widowed mother of six children. Two of her children are in school. She is a very hardworking entrepreneur.
Etchel has a tailoring business in the Philippines. Etchel requested a PHP 6,000 loan amount through NWTF in order to buy new supplies for her sewing machine.
Etchel has been in this business for twenty-five years. In the future, Etchel would like to save enough money so she can afford to send her children to college and 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.