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Helen works hard to support 4 children. She is married and has a sari-sari store business in the Philippines.

Helen requested a PHP 1500 loan through NWTF to buy a solar lamp. She is getting the solar lamp because she wants to have backup light in case of emergency.

Helen is aware that by using the solar lamp, she is not only saving money, she is also helping the environment and reducing health and hazard risks to her family.

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This loan is part of NWTF's green loan program, which helps clients to gain access to environmentally friendly products that reduce pollution in the Philippines.

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
  • 1119
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,497,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $50 helped Helen buy a solar lamp.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 17, 2012
Aug 26, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013