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Elena is 70 years old, widowed, and has nine children.

Elena is in the agricultural business, raising pigs in the Philippines. Elena requested a PHP 25,000 loan through NWTF to buy additional materials for her pigpens and feed for her pigs.

Elena has been raising pigs for 9 years now, and has borrowed 17 times in the past from NWTF to sustain her business.

In the future, Elena 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
  • 1859
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $61,075,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.5
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Elena to buy additional materials for her pigpens and feed for her pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 21, 2012
Oct 19, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013