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Conchita P. is a 57-year-old married woman who supports her family by engaging in pig fattening, selling ready-to-wear clothes and being a beauty product dealer. She lives in Tabugon, Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental with her husband and their three children who are between 17 and 21 years old and are currently going to school.

She has been a member of NWTF-Project Dungganon since 2000 and has improved her living conditions with the help of her loans from NWTF and through her own efforts. By working hard at her pig fattening, ready-to-wear clothes and beauty products business, she is gradually making her family more economically stable. She now earns an average monthly income of Php 8,000.

Conchita is now borrowing Php 25,000 so that she can use it as an additional working capital for her pig fattening and ready-to-wear business. This will be her 18th cycle loan from NWTF-Project Dungganon. Her previous loan of Php 25,000, which she paid off well within its term, was just another step in her journey towards economic freedom. Conchita aspires to elevate her family’s living conditions and ensure their future wellbeing 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 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.

About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 2102
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $61,204,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 45.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Conchita additional working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 14, 2010
Jun 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2010