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Maria
Maria is 62 years old and married with five children. She earns a living by farming rice in the Philippines. She has been farming rice for 37 years and earns additional income from a general store.

She is borrowing PHP 27,000 through NWTF to pay laborers' salaries and buy additional equipment for her farm. Maria is working tirelessly toward the attainment of her dream: to save money to expand her business.

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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 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

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1241
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,866,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.0
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Maria to pay laborers' salaries and buy additional equipment for her farm.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 20, 2013
Listed
Apr 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Oct 17, 2013