Melodjean works hard to provide for her family. She runs a general store in the Philippines and requested a PHP 23000 loan through NWTF to buy items to sell like canned goods, personal care products, noodles, spices, milk, sugar, soap, and other groceries.
Melodjean has borrowed and paid 5 loans from NWTF before this loan. She has been running the general store for 2 years and also earns an income from buy-and-sell vegetables.
Melodjean aspires to save money to expand her business.
More information about this loan
On Friday November 8, 2013, Super Typhoon Haiyan made its way through Southeast Asia, causing substantial damage to homes and businesses in areas of the Philippines. Given the state of devastation following this storm, borrowers living and working in these areas may have difficulty making repayments on their loans, thus making their Kiva loans higher risk. More information >>
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.