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Brenda
Brenda is a hardworking entrepreneur who has a business buying and selling nipa mats, which are woven palm mats used for house repair and construction, in the Philippines.


She is borrowing 20,000 PHP through NWTF to purchase more stocks of nipa mats to sell.


Brenda has been in this business for 26 years. Brenda earns other income from a general store.


Brenda has been sustaining her business activities through her own efforts with the help of loans from NWTF. She dreams of saving enough money to expand her business in the 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 >>

About Negros Women for Tomorrow Foundation

Negros Women for Tomorrow Foundation, Inc. (NWTF) is a non-governmental organization established with an aim to help 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 women in low-income urban and rural communities.

About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1087
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,639,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.4
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Brenda to purchase more stocks of nipa mats to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 17, 2012
Listed
Oct 25, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 17, 2013