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Esther
Esther is 32 years old, married, and has three children. She earns a living by raising pigs in the Philippines. Esther is borrowing 29,500 PHP through NWTF to buy feed and vitamins for her pigs. Esther has been raising pigs for 15 years and also earns additional income from farming rice. She is working tirelessly toward the attainment of her dream: to save enough money so she can afford to send her children to college.

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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
  • 1642
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,060,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.5
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Esther to buy feed and vitamins for her pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 30, 2012
Listed
Sep 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 15, 2012