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Vilma
Vilma is a hardworking entrepreneur who has a salt selling business in the Philippines. She has been in this business for 28 years. Vilma also earns additional income from food vending. She is borrowing PHP 13,000 through NWTF to buy more sacks of salt to sell.

Vilma has been sustaining her business activities through her own efforts with the help of the loans from NWTF. She dreams of saving enough money to buy a fishing boat.

*This picture was taken during market day.

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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 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 women in low-income urban and rural communities.

About Philippines

  • $1175
    Average annual income
  • 269
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $53,160,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Vilma buy salt.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 15, 2012
Listed
Mar 9, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 15, 2013