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As a married parent of three children, Berlie works hard to support her family.

She has a business buying and selling bananas in the Philippines, and also earns additional income from her general store. Berlie is borrowing PHP 15,000 through NWTF to buy additional bananas to sell.

Berlie has been sustaining her business activities through her past three loans from NWTF. She hopes that her hard work will help her attain her dream to save enough money so she can 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
  • 1809
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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 $375 helped Berlie to buy additional bananas to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 15, 2013
Feb 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013