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Erlinda is 43 years old and married with five children. Three of her children are in school; she works very hard to provide for them.

Erlinda runs a general store in the Philippines and requested a 15,000 Philippines pesos (PHP) loan through NWTF to purchase more groceries to sell.

Erlinda has been in this business for eight years and sells a variety of items such as sugar, soap and other groceries.

In the future, Erlinda would like to save money to expand her business and 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
  • 1813
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $60,867,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Erlinda to purchase more groceries to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 15, 2013
Jan 20, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013