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Gemma works hard to support her family. She is married and has a sari-sari store business in the Philippines. She has been in this business for 3 years.

Gemma requested a PHP 13,000 loan through NWTF to buy more items like snack foods, soap, sugar, and other groceries.

In the future, Gemma would like to save enough money to provide financial stability for her family.

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More information about this loan

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
  • 1800
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $60,886,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Gemma to buy more items like snack foods, soap, sugar, and other groceries for her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 13, 2012
Oct 7, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2013