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Sylvia is 34 years old and married with six children. For the past two years, she has been running a general store in the Philippines and she also earns additional income from selling bananas. Sylvia works hard to provide for her family and has borrowed and repaid three previous loans from NWTF.

Sylvia is requesting a 10,000 PHP loan through NWTF to buy additional merchandise to sell. In the future, she hopes to repair and renovate her family's house.

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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
  • 835
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,371,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Sylvia to buy merchandise to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 28, 2012
Jun 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013