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Lucia, 59 years old, is married and has 3 children. She works very hard to provide for them. Lucia has run a general store in the Philippines for 19 years. She has requested a PHP 16,000 loan through NWTF to buy items such as canned goods, spices, eggs, soap, shampoo, etc. to sell. In the future, Lucia would like 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
  • 895
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,400,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Lucia to buy items such as canned goods, spices, eggs, soap, shampoo, etc. to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 12, 2012
Dec 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013