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As a widowed parent of 6 children, Mercedita works hard to support her family.

She has a general store business in the Philippines, and also earns additional income from farming sugar cane. Mercedita is borrowing PHP 10000 through NWTF to purchase additional stocks to sell such as sugar, soap, egg, noodles, canned goods, etc., at her general store business.

Mercedita has been sustaining her business activities through her past 4 loans from NWTF. She hopes that her hard work will help her attain her dream of saving enough money so she can afford to send her children to college.

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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
  • 1940
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $61,097,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Mercedita to purchase additional stocks to sell such as sugar, soap, eggs, noodles, canned goods, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 17, 2012
Jan 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013