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Maria is 51 years old and lives in the Philippines. She is married with seven children, three of whom are in school. For the past five years, Maria has been a vegetable farmer. She has sustained her business with 11 previous loans from NWTF.

Maria is requesting a 24,500 PHP loan through NWTF to buy fertilizer and other farm supplies. In the future, she would like to save enough money to 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 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
  • 941
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,405,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.4
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Maria to buy fertilzer and farm supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 12, 2011
Aug 2, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2012