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Wilma
Wilma is 48 years old and married. She has ten children.

Wilma works hard to provide for her family. She buys and sells nipa, woven palm mats used for house repair and construction, in the Philippines.

She requested a PHP 28,000 loan through NWTF to purchase more stocks of nipa to sell.

Wilma has borrowed and paid 28 loans from NWTF before this loan. She has been running the nipa business for eight years and also earns an income from buying and selling rice grains.

Wilma aspires to save enough to expand her 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
  • 276
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $52,061,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Wilma to purchase more stocks of nipa to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 23, 2013
Listed
May 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 17, 2013