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Isabel is married and has three children. She is a very hard-working entrepreneur. Isabel is 46 years old and has three children who are in school.

Isabel has a fishing business in the Philippines. Isabel has requested a PHP 25,000 loan through NWTF to buy bamboo, nylon, and a new engine for her fishing boat.

Isabel has been in this business for 10 years. In the future, Isabel would like to save money to expand her business and to continue sending her children to school.

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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
  • 1851
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $61,096,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.5
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Isabel to buy bamboo, nylon, and a new engine for her fishing boat.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 26, 2012
May 25, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013