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Colina
As a married parent of 3 children, Colina works hard to support her family.

She has a business buying and selling bananas in the Philippines, and also earns additional income from food vending. Colina is borrowing PHP 20,000 through NWTF to purchase more bananas to sell for her business.

Colina has been sustaining her business activities through her past 19 loans from NWTF. She hopes that her hard work will help her attain her dream to repair and renovate her store.

Additional Information

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 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 women in low-income urban and rural communities.

About Philippines

  • $1175
    Average annual income
  • 1503
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $56,687,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Colina to purchase more bananas to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 27, 2012
Listed
Jul 8, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 17, 2013