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Ma. Villa
Ma. Villa is married with seven children. She is a very hard-working entrepreneur. Ma. Villa is 47 years old and has five children, who are in school.

Ma. Villa has a restaurant business in the Philippines. She is requesting a loan in the amount of PHP 50,000 through Negros Women for Tomorrow Foundation (NWTF) to buy additional ingredients for her restaurant business.

Ma. Villa has been in this business for four years. In the future, she would like to save enough money so that she can afford to send her children to college.

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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
  • 746
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,295,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Ma. Villa to buy additional ingredients for her restaurant business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 6, 2012
Jun 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2013