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Porferia
Porferia is 53 years old, married, with four children.

She earns a living by farming vegetables in the Philippines. Porferia is borrowing PHP 25,000 through Negros Women for Tomorrow Foundation, Inc. to purchase fertilizer and other farm supplies.

Porferia has been farming vegetables for 20 years and also earns additional income from rag-making and coconut-grinding. She is working tirelessly towards the attainment of her dream: to purchase a lot where she will build a house for her family and business.

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 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
  • 294
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $52,099,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Porferia to purchase fertilizer and other farm supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 3, 2013
Listed
Apr 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Oct 17, 2013