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Roberta is married with five children. She is 52 years old and has one child who is still in school. She is a very hard working entrepreneur.

Roberta has a fishing business in the Philippines. She requested a PHP 11,000 loan amount through NWTF to purchase fishing gear and equipment.

Roberta has been in this business for 15 years. She would like to save enough money to provide a secure future for her family.

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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
  • 1607
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $60,713,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.5
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Roberta to purchase fishing gear and equipment.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 22, 2011
Sep 3, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2012