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Meriam
Meriam is 44 years old and married with seven children.

Meriam works hard to provide for her family. She runs a business buying and selling charcoal in the Philippines and has requested a loan of PHP 17,000 through NWTF to purchase additional sacks of charcoal to sell.

Meriam has borrowed and paid 18 loans from NWTF before this loan. She has been running the business of buying and selling charcoal for 10 years and also earns an income from a general store.

Meriam aspires to save enough money so she could afford to send her chidlren to college.

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
  • 1409
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,122,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Meriam to purchase additional sacks of charcoal to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 23, 2013
Listed
Feb 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 17, 2013