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Melba
Melba is a hardworking entrepreneur who has a general store business in the Philippines.

She is borrowing PHP 28,000 through NWTF to purchase more items to sell for her general store business.

Melba has been in this business for 10 years. Melba earns additional income from food vending and pig fattening.

Melba has been sustaining her business activities through her own efforts with the help of the loans from NWTF. She dreams to save enough money so she can afford to send her children to college.

Additional Information

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
  • 1492
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,226,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Melba to more items to sell in her general store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 26, 2012
Listed
Oct 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 17, 2013