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Yolanda is a 49-year-old married woman and a mother of four children from Nocnocan, Talibon. For more than 20 years, she has been engaged in two businesses: food vending and a sari-sari store (variety store). Yolanda is asking for a loan to buy ingredients for cooking, such as meat, vegatables, seasoning, and others. With this, she will be able to cook more food to sell to the people in the locality. In the future, Yolanda hopes to make her business a success.

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About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 861
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,374,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Yolanda to buy ingredients for cooking such as meat, vegatables, seasoning and others.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 25, 2012
Nov 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013