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Melanie works hard to support her family. Melanie is married and has a fish vending business in the Philippines.

Melanie requested a PHP 25000 loan through NWTF to buy additional fish to sell.

Melanie has been in this business for 8 years now.

In the future, Melanie would like to save money to expand her business.

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 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
  • 709
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,222,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Melanie to buy additional fish to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 29, 2013
Jan 31, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014