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Meriam
Meriam is married with 6 children. She is a very hardworking entrepreneur. Meriam is 37 years old and has 4 children who are in school.

She has a fishing/fish vending business in the Philippines. Meriam requested a PHP 14,500 loan amount through NWTF to purchase additional fishing equipment.

Meriam has been in this business for 6 years. In the future, Meriam would like to build and expand her business to secure the future of 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 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
  • 1437
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,143,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Meriam to purchase additional fishing equipment.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 30, 2011
Listed
Nov 6, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 15, 2012