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Elvira is married and children. She has a fish selling business in the Philippines, which she has been doing for 20 years. She works hard to support her family.

Elvira is requesting a loan from NWTF for 18,000 PHP, which she will use to buy fish to sell. In the future, Elvira would like to save enough money so she can 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
  • 1090
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,502,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.4
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Elvira to purchase fish to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 26, 2012
Oct 26, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2013