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Marilou A. is from the town of Sto. Niño. She is 36 years old. Marilou is single and has 4 children. Her eldest child is 20 years old and the youngest is 13. Her 4 children all go to school. Marilou said that it has been a challenge for her and her husband to sustain their children's education because tuition fees increase every year.

Marilou helps provide her family's needs through farming. She plants rice crops and sells her harvest to the market. She works hard to increase her harvest with every crop to earn more income. Marilou wishes to have a stable income that could sustain her family.

Marilou is requesting for a loan of 17000 PHP which will be used to purchase fertilizer and other the farm supplies that she needs. She is hopeful that this loan will help improve her business.

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About Philippines

  • $1175
    Average annual income
  • 229
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $52,032,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Marilou to purchase fertilizer and other farm supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Nov 12, 2010
Nov 23, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2011