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Lita is 58 years old and married with three children. For the past 17 years, she has been running a sari-sari (variety) store in the Philippines and she earns additional income from buying and selling herbal products and farming sugarcane. Lita has borrowed and repaid 16 previous loans from NWTF.

Lita is requesting a 15,000 PHP loan through NWTF to purchase additional items to sell in her store. She works hard to provide for her family and hopes to save money to expand her business.

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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
  • 835
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,371,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.5
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Lita to purchase merchandise to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 26, 2011
Sep 2, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2012