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Leona
Leona is 49 years old and is a widow with four children.

Leona works hard to provide for her family. She runs a sari-sari (variety) store in the Philippines and requested a PHP 28,000 loan through NWTF to purchase additional stock to sell.

Leona has borrowed and repaid nine loans from NWTF before this loan. She has been running the sari-sari store for a year and also earns an income from rice retailing.

Leona aspires 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
  • 307
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $52,105,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Leona to purchase additional stock to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 25, 2011
Listed
Oct 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 15, 2011