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Reynald is a 33-year-old married man from Albur, Bohol. He has two children, ages four and five years old respectively. He is engaged in tuba (coconut wine) vending. He has been in the tuba vending business for eight years.

He has requested a loan of 22,000 to buy empty containers or gallons and tungog (mangrove tanbark: the dried bark of a certain kind of mangrove tree). It would help the natural fermentation in producing bahal (old tuba) and the bahalina (aged tuba). Reynald would like to expand his business by investing in other ventures to support his family as well as to save for the education of his children for their bright 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 >>

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About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1235
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,792,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Reynald to buy empty containers or gallons and tungog (mangrove bark).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 18, 2012
Nov 8, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013