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Melendrina, a hardworking entrepreneur who has been operating a restaurant in the Philippines for seven years, earns additional income from motorcycle transport. Melendrina has been sustaining her business activities through her own efforts with the help of loans from NWTF, and is now requesting a new loan of PHP 10000 to purchase additional stocks of ingredients for the restaurant.

She dreams of saving money to expand her business in the future.

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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
  • 1937
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $61,098,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Melendrina to purchase additional stocks of ingredients for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 5, 2012
Jul 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2013