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Lydia
Lydia, 57 years old, is married and has six children, all still in school. Lydia runs a sari-sari, or convenience store, selling various items to the people in her locality. Lydia is requesting a loan of 4,000 PHP to buy additional merchandise, such as snack food, shampoo, detergent, cooking ingredients, etc. to sell in her store. This will enable her to cater to her customers' needs. Lydia hopes to see her business become successful. In addition, she wants to send her children to school for better learning and for a bright 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 >>

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About Philippines

  • $1175
    Average annual income
  • 295
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $53,116,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $100 helped Lydia to buy additional merchandise, such as snack food, shampoo, detergent, cooking ingredients, etc. to sell in her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 28, 2012
Listed
Sep 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 15, 2013