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Elsie
Elsie is 60 years old. She is a widow with three children. She is a very hardworking entrepreneur.

Elsie has a food-vending business in the Philippines. Elsie requested a PHP 18,000 loan through NWTF to buy ingredients for her food business.

Elsie has been in this business for 13 years. Elsie would like to save enough money 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
  • 246
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $53,116,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Elsie to buy ingredients for her food business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 30, 2011
Listed
Nov 4, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 15, 2012