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Imelda is 43 years old and married with five children, one of whom is in school. She is a very hardworking entrepreneur.

Imelda has a fishing business in the Philippines. Imelda requested a PHP 12,000 loan amount through Negros Women for Tomorrow Foundation, Inc. to buy fishing nets and other fishing paraphernalia.

Imelda has been in this business for twelve years. In the future, Imelda would like to save enough money to buy an additional fishing boat.

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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
  • 1073
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,436,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Imelda to buy fishing nets and other fishing paraphernalia.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 13, 2013
Mar 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013