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Avelina
Avelina P., 47 years-old, is a married woman who supports her family by engaging in a general store and food vending businesses. She lives in Barangay Culipapa Hinobaan, Negros Occidental with her husband Morillo and their 6 children (14 to 27 years of age). One child is married already and has 2 children.

Avelina has been a member of NWTF-Project Dungganon since 1997 and has improved her living conditions with the help of her loans from NWTF and through her own efforts. By working hard in her general store and food vending businesses, she is gradually making her family more economically stable. She now earns an average monthly income of PHP 5,000.

Avelina is now borrowing PHP 10,000 so that she can continue her general store and food vending businesses. This will be her 10th cycle loan from NWTF-Project Dungganon. Her previous loan of PHP 12,000, which she paid off well within its term, was just another step on her journey toward economic freedom. Avelina aspires to elevate her family’s living conditions and to ensure their future well being by following the “Dungganon” way.

About NWTF:
In a world full of challenges, Negros Women for Tomorrow Foundation (NWTF), is making a difference in the lives of thousands of women through Project Dungganon (a Hiligaynon word that means Honorable). Through the alleviation program, NWTF is empowering these women to progress out of earning less than $1 a day to achieving realities that surpass even their dreams. They have taken a life path that will ultimately make them Dungganon - a title of esteem that is bestowed to a member of a community who has earned the respect through a lifetime of hard and honest work.

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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 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 women in low-income urban and rural communities.

About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1244
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,866,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 44.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Avelina additional working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 30, 2010
Listed
Jun 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 16, 2011