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Gilda is a hardworking entrepreneur who has a sewing/tailoring business in the Philippines.

She is borrowing PHP 15,000 through NWTF to purchase additional linens to sew for her sewing/tailoring business.

Gilda has been in this business for 10 years. Gilda earns additional income from fish vending.

Gilda has been sustaining her business activities through her own efforts with the help of the loans from NWTF. Her dreams are to expand her business and have her house repaired in the future.

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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
  • 744
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,325,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.4
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Gilda to purchase additional linens to sew.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 3, 2011
Apr 2, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011