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Marianita
Marianita is a 60-year-old married woman who supports her family by buying and selling spices and vegetables. She has been a member of NWTF-Project Dungganon since 2002 and has improved her living conditions with the help of her loans from NWTF and through her own efforts. By working hard in her spices and vegetable vending business, she is gradually making her family more economically stable. She now earns an average monthly income of PHP 30,000. Marianita is borrowing PHP 29,000 so that she can purchase more spices and vegetables to sell. This will be her 19th loan from NWTF-Project Dungganon. Her previous loan of PHP 29,000, which she paid off well within its term, was just another step in her journey toward economic freedom. Marianita aspires to elevate her family's living conditions and ensure their future wellbeing by following the Dungganon way.

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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
  • 1501
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,173,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Marianita to purchase more spices and vegetables to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 16, 2011
Listed
Mar 17, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 15, 2011