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Maria Luisa
Maria Luisa works hard to support her family. She is married and has a fishing business in the Philippines. Maria Luisa has been in this business for nine years.

Maria Luisa requested a PHP 30,000 loan through NWTF to buy materials for the repair of her fishing boat -- for example, paints, wood, and nails.

Maria Luisa would like to save enough money so she could afford to send her children to college in the future.

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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 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
  • 1817
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $60,866,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Maria Luisa to buy materials for the repair of her fishing boat, like paints, wood, and nails.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 18, 2013
Jan 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013