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Alma is 44 years old, married, and has 3 children, 2 of them are in school.

Alma is in the agricultural business raising pigs in the Philippines. She has been raising pigs for 10 years now and has borrowed 19 times in the past from NWTF to sustain her business.

Alma requested a PHP 13,000 loan through NWTF to buy feeds and vitamins for her pigs. She would like to build and expand her piggery business to secure the future for her family.

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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
  • 1072
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,436,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Alma buy feeds and vitamins for her pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 15, 2012
Feb 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012