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Urcisina is a 63 year old married woman with 2 grown up children. She is engaged in the coconut wine vending business. Urcisina also sells soft drinks like Pepsi and Coke.She earns 8,000 pesos a month by doing both businesses. She has been in the coconut wine business for 40 years. She requested a loan of 7,000 PHP to buy to buy additional soft drinks, coconut wine and additional capital for load retailer business. Urcisina would like to expand her business in order to save at the same time in preparation of old age.

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About Philippines

  • $1175
    Average annual income
  • 344
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $52,130,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Urcisina to buy additional soft drinks, coconut wine and additional capital for load retail.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 18, 2012
Jan 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013