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Digna works hard to support her family. Digna is married and has a balut vending business in the Philippines.

Digna requested a PHP 10,000 loan through NWTF to buy more balut to sell to customers.

Digna has been in this business for 10 years.

In the future, Digna would like to save money to expand her business.

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More information about this loan

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
  • 1137
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,466,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.0
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Digna to buy more balut to sell to customers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 28, 2012
Jun 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012