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Anita is 56 years old and married with seven children. Anita works hard to provide for her family. She runs a business buying and selling dried seaweed in the Philippines and requested a PHP 20,000 loan through NWTF to purchase additional seaweed to sell. Anita has borrowed and paid 7 loans from NWTF before this loan. She has been running her business for 35 years and also earns an income from fishing. Anita aspires 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
  • 1610
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $60,713,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Anita to purchase additional seaweed to sell through her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 11, 2013
Feb 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014