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Jahira is 44 years old and married with three children, one of whom is in school, Jahira works very hard to provide for them.

Jahira runs a business buying and selling charcoal in the Philippines and requested a PHP 30,000 loan through NWTF to purchase additional sacks of charcoal to sell.

Jahira has been in this business for five years.

In the future Jahira would like to build and expand her business to secure the financial stability 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
  • 1215
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,454,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Jahira to purchase additional sacks of charcoal to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 2, 2013
May 3, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013