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Vicenta is a widow and has a rope-making business in the Philippines. She works hard to support her family.
Vicenta has requested a loan of 22,000 PHP through Kiva partner NWTF to buy materials for her rope-making business. She has been in this business for eight years now, and also earns additional income from a sari-sari store.
In the future, Vicenta would like to save enough money 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
  • 1857
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $61,010,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Vicenta to buy materials for her rope-making business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 18, 2011
Nov 29, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2012