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Tessie works hard to support her family. Tessie is married. She has a business buying and selling peanuts in the Philippines.

Tessie requested a loan of PHP 20,000 through NWTF in order to buy additional stocks of peanuts to sell.

Tessie has been in this business for 4 years now.

In the future, Tessie would like to save money to expand her business.

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More information about this loan

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
  • 803
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,345,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Tessie to buy additional stocks of peanuts to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 30, 2011
Apr 21, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2011