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Marilou is 37-year-old married woman and has two children who are in school. She is in the agricultural business raising pigs in the Philippines. Marilou requested a PHP 19,500 loan through NWTF to buy medicines and vaccines for her pigs.

Marilou has been raising pigs for 15 years now, and has borrowed 19 times in the past from NWTF to sustain her business.

Marilou 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
  • 1223
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,454,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Marilou to buy medicines and vaccines for her pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 19, 2011
Oct 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2012