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As a married mother of four children, Amalia works hard to support her family. She has a charcoal retailing business in the Philippines, and also earns additional income from a general store. Amalia is borrowing 30,000 PHP to purchase more charcoal stock to sell.

Amalia has been sustaining her business activities through her past 17 loans from NWTF. She hopes that her hard work will help her reach her dream: saving enough money to send her children to school.

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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
  • 926
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,405,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Amalia to purchase more charcoal stock to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 24, 2013
May 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013