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Josefina

Update on Josefina

Josefina is a married parent of four children. She works hard to support her family and runs a general store in the Philippines. Josefina also earns additional income from pig fattening. She has been sustaining her business activities through her past 12 loans from NWTF and, more recently, through Kiva.

Josefina is requesting a 25,000 PHP loan through NWTF to purchase additional groceries to sell at her store. She hopes that her hard work will help her attain her dream of saving money to expand her business.

Previous Loan Details

Josefina is 57 years old and married with four children. She works very hard to provide for them. Josefina runs a sari-sari (general) store in the Philippines. She has been in this business for 15 years and sells a variety of items such as snack foods, canned goods and other groceries. Josefi... More from Josefina's previous loan »

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.

Concurrent and Successive Loans

Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.

This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1503
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,194,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Josefina to purchase groceries to sell at her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 21, 2013
Listed
Apr 3, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Nov 17, 2013
This photo was used before for a previous loan for Josefina. It was first posted on Kiva on Jul, 2012. Learn More