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Baby Rose
Baby Rose S. is a married woman who lives in Prk. Kawayanan, Brgy Vito, Sagay City, Negros Occidental. She earns her living by operating two business ventures: buying and selling seashells and an electronic reloading business. Her husband, Gary S., who is 37 years old, works as a security guard to earn his living. They have two children who are 1 and 10 years old.

Baby Rose joined NWTF-Project Dungganon in 2003 because she wanted something better for her family. With the help of her past nine loans from NWTF-Project Dungganon, and by the sweat of her brow, Baby Rose has been incrementally lifting her family out of poverty. Her previous loan of 19,500 Philippine pesos (PHP) helped her earn a monthly profit of 6,000 PHP, improving the family's standard of living. This time, for her 10th loan, she is borrowing 19,500 PHP, which she intends to use to purchase more seashells to sell so that she can continue to save up for the future to meet their daily needs. Baby Rose S. is a Dungganon woman who is following an honorable path toward the achievement of her dreams.

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 from 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 on a member of a community who has earned respect through a lifetime of hard and honest work. Help NWTF continue its mission to help the poorest in the Philippines by clicking the link to the NWTF Kiva lending team on to join our team.

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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
  • 1449
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,148,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 44.4
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Baby Rose to purchase more seashells to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 27, 2010
Sep 18, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011