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Lucia
Lucia is 61 years old and married with four children, one of whom is in school. She has an abaca weaving business in the Philippines. She has been in this business for ten years. She is a very hardworking entrepreneur.

She requested a PHP 22,000 loan amount through NWTF to buy materials needed for her abaca weaving. In the future, Lucia would like to save enough to provide financial stability for her family.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

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 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 women in low-income urban and rural communities.

About Philippines

  • $1175
    Average annual income
  • 230
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $53,045,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Lucia to buy materials needed for her abaca weaving.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 14, 2012
Listed
Jan 11, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jul 17, 2013