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Joelita
Joelita is married with 5 children. She is a very hardworking entrepreneur. She is 40 years old and has 3 children who are in school. She has a fishing business in the Philippines. She has been in this business for 15 years.

She requested a PHP 23,000 loan amount through NWTF to purchase fishing gear and equipment. Joelita would like to save enough to provide a secure future for her family.

Additional Information

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 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
  • 312
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $50,732,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Joelita to purchase fishing gear and equipment.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 1, 2011
Listed
Aug 5, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 15, 2012