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Loreta is a married woman with four children. She is a very hard-working entrepreneur. Loreta is 43 years old, and three of her children are in school. Loreta has a fish vending business in the Philippines. She applied for a PHP 18,000 loan through NWTF to buy more fish to sell. Loreta has been in this business for ten years. In the future, Loreta would like to save enough money to afford to send her children to college.

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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
  • 1801
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $60,866,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Loreta to buy more fish to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 6, 2013
Feb 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014