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Leonora is 52 years old and married with 8 children. She works hard to provide for her family. She runs a buying and selling of dried coconut business in the Philippines and requested a PHP 21,000 loan through NWTF to purchase additional dried coconut to sell.

She has borrowed and paid 8 loans from NWTF before this loan. She has been running the dried coconut business for 7 years and also earns an income from raising livestock and food vending.

Leonora aspires to build and expand her business to secure the financial stability of her family.

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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
  • 1859
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $61,075,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Leonora to purchase additional dried coconut to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 29, 2013
Feb 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013