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Roqueta
Roqueta is a 49-year-old widow who supports her family by operating a general store. She lives in Lapu-lapu, Cebu. Roqueta joined NWTF-Project Dungganon in 2004 because she aspired for something better for her family. With the help of her past 13 loans from NWTF-Project Dungganon, Roqueta has been incrementally lifting her family out of poverty by the sweat of her brow. Her previous loan of PHP 14,000 helped her earn a monthly profit of PHP 11,000, uplifting the family's standard of living. This time, for her 14th loan, she is borrowing PHP 15,000 to buy soft drinks, rice, canned goods etc for her general store so that she can continue to save up for the future expansion of her business. Roqueta is a Dungganon woman who is following an honorable path toward the achievement of her dreams.

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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
  • 1495
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,411,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.5
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Roqueta to buy soft drinks, rice, canned goods, etc for her general store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 4, 2011
Listed
Mar 17, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 15, 2011