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Medelina is 48 years old and married with four children. She works hard to provide for her family, running a general store. She has been running the general store for 14 years and also earns an income from farming sugarcane.

She has requested a 35,000 Philippine peso loan through NWTF to purchase stock to sell in her store.

Medelina has borrowed and paid back 22 loans from NWTF before this loan. Her dream is 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
  • 1222
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,466,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.4
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Medelina to purchase stock to sell in her general store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 25, 2012
Oct 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2013