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Arlyn is 36 years old, married and has four children, all of whom are currently in school. She works very hard to provide for her family by running a general store in the Philippines. She is applying for a loan for PHP 10,000 NWTF to buy additional goods to sell to her customers. She has been in this line of work for 10 years and sells a variety of items, including soft drinks, eggs, bread, canned goods and spices. Her goal is to save enough money 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
  • 1880
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $61,096,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 44.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Arlyn to buy more items to sell to her customers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 8, 2011
Dec 16, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2012