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As a married parent of two children, Relinda works hard to support her family.

She has a business buying and selling nipa, the woven palm mats used for house construction and repair, in the Philippines. Relinda is borrowing PHP 25,000 through NWTF to buy more stock to sell for her business.

Relinda has sustained her business activities through her past 14 loans from NWTF. She hopes that her hard work will help her attain her dream of saving 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
  • 1599
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $60,713,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Relinda to buy more stocks of nipa to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 15, 2012
Nov 12, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013