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Lilia is 48 years old and is married with one child who is in school. Lilia works very hard to provide for her family. She has run a general store in the Philippines for the past five years where she sells a variety of items such as canned goods, soft drinks, sugar, coffee, soap, spices, etc.

Lilia has requested a PHP 20,000 loan through NWTF to buy grocery items to sell. In the future, she would like to save money to expand her business.

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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
  • 874
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,374,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Lilia to buy grocery items to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 27, 2012
Aug 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013