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Merlinda
Merlinda is 44 years old and has four children. Merlinda is married and has one child who is in school.

Merlinda is in the agricultural business buying and selling livestock in the Philippines. Merlinda requested a PHP 11,000 loan through NWTF to buy additional livestock to sell.

Merlinda has been buying and selling livestock for six years now, and has borrowed five times in the past from NWTF to sustain the business.

In the future, Merlinda would like to repair and renovate her family home.

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
  • 1130
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $54,612,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Merlinda to buy additional livestock to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 23, 2013
Listed
Jun 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 17, 2014