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Leonila, a 42-year-old married mother of six, works hard to provide for her family. For the past two years she has run a general store in the Philippines, and earns additional income from buying and selling rice.

Having borrowed and repaid three previous loans from NWTF, Leonila is requesting a new one for PHP 15000 to buy additional items to sell such as canned goods, eggs, soap, shampoo, etc. She aspires to save money to expand her business in order to secure the future of her family.

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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
  • 1639
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $60,717,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.0
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Leonila to buy additional items to sell such as canned goods, eggs, soap, shampoo, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 20, 2013
Apr 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013