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Maricar is 39 years old, married, and has three children, two of whom attend school. Maricar is in the agricultural business, raising pigs in the Philippines. Maricar requested a 15,000 PHP loan through NWTF to buy feed and additional pigs to raise. Maricar has been raising pigs for nine years now, and has borrowed 14 times in the past from NWTF to sustain her business. In the future, Maricar would like to build and expand her business to secure the financial stability of 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
  • 1899
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $60,984,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Maricar to buy feed and additional pigs to raise.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 27, 2012
May 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013