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Catalina
Catalina is 55 years old. She is married and has 3 children who are in school. Catalina is a very hard-working entrepreneur. She has a bamboo trading business in the Philippines and has been in this business for 10 years.

Catalina has requested a loan in the amount of PHP 14,000 through NWTF to buy more bamboo to sell. In the future, she would like to renovate her family home and save enough money so she can afford to send her children to college..

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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 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 women in low-income urban and rural communities.

About Philippines

  • $1175
    Average annual income
  • 277
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $52,061,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Catalina purchase more bamboo to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 24, 2011
Listed
Apr 21, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Nov 15, 2011