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Mary Jane
Mary Jane is 38 years old and married with two children. She runs a business buying and selling charcoal in the Philippines, and she works hard to provide for her family. She has been in the charcoal business for four years and also earns income through retail sales of rice.

Mary Jane has borrowed and repaid seven previous loans from NWTF. She is now requesting a loan for 12,000 Philippine Pesos (PHP) through NWTF to purchase additional sacks of charcoal to sell.

Mary Jane aspires to save enough money so she can afford to send her children to college.

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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
  • 1169
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $54,791,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Mary Jane to purchase additional sacks of charcoal to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 1, 2013
Listed
May 3, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Oct 17, 2013