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Merlina
Merlina is married and works hard at her fishing business to support her family. She is requesting a loan for PHP 12,000 from NWTF to buy fishing gear and other equipment. She has been in her current line of work for five years and would like to set aside enough money to give her family financial stability in the future.

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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

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1235
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,784,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Merlina to buy fishing gear and other equipment.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 23, 2012
Listed
May 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 17, 2013