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Bienvinida is married and has eight children, four of whom are in school. She is a very hardworking entrepreneur. Bienvinida is 45 years old.

Bienvinida has a fishing/fish-vending business in the Philippines. Bienvinida requested a PHP 15000 loan through NWTF to buy materials for the repair of her fishing boat.

Bienvinida has been in this business for 35 years. In the future, Bienvinida would like to save enough money so she can afford to send her children to college.

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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
  • 1598
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $60,711,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.5
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Bienvinida to buy materials for the repair of her fishing boat.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 25, 2011
Nov 21, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2012