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Helen
Helen, a 43-year-old married mother of eight children, has been earning a living as a rice farmer in the Philippines for seven years, and makes additional income from vulcanizing and gasoline retailing. Working tirelessly toward attaining her dream of saving money to expand her business, Helen is requesting a loan of PHP 15000 through NWTF to buy fertilizers and other farm supplies.

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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
  • 1362
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $56,546,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Helen to buy fertilzers and other farm supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 23, 2012
Listed
Mar 19, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 15, 2012