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Margie is 57 years old, married, and has five children. She works very hard to provide for them. Margie runs a general store in the Philippines and requested a 40,000 PHP loan through NWTF to purchase more items to sell like canned goods, spices, soap, noodles, etc. Margie has been in this business for 25 years. In the future Margie would like to save money to expand her business.

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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
  • 1598
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $60,711,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Margie to purchase items such as canned goods, spices, soap, noodles, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 17, 2013
Jan 31, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013