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Purita
Purita is 51 years old, married and has 10 children. She works hard to provide for her family by running a sari-sari (or variety) store in the Philippines. She is applying for a loan for PHP 29,500 loan from NWTF to buy more items to sell to her customers. She has been in this line of work for five years and supplements her income by selling gasoline. Her main goal for the future is to expand her business.

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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
  • 1463
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,150,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Purita to buy more items to sell to her customers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 14, 2011
Listed
Nov 15, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 15, 2012