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Potenciana is a hardworking entrepreneur who has a general store business in the Philippines.

She is requesting to borrow PHP 20000 through Negros Women for Tomorrow Foundation. Inc. to buy items to sell like biscuits, cooking oil, soy sauce, shampoo, etc. in her general store business.

Potenciana has been in this business for 32 years. Potenciana earns additional income from a welding shop.

Potenciana has been sustaining her business activities through her own efforts with the help of the loans from Negros Women for Tomorrow Foundation. Inc. She dreams to save enough to provide a secure future for her family.

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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 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 women in low-income urban and rural communities.

About Philippines

  • $1175
    Average annual income
  • 240
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $50,673,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Potenciana to buy items to sell like biscuits, cooking oil, soy sauce, shampoo, etc. in her general store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 22, 2013
Mar 11, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013