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Lucia
Lucia is 57 years old. She is married and has eight children, one of whom is in school. She is a very hardworking entrepreneur. Lucia has a furniture-making business in the Philippines. Lucia requested a loan of PHP 18,000 through NWTF to buy tools and equipment for her furniture making. Lucia has been in this business for 10 years. In the future, she would like 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 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
  • 1306
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $58,008,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Lucia to buy tools and equipment for her furniture making.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 11, 2013
Listed
May 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 17, 2014