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Norma
Norma is 67 years-old and widowed with three children. Norma works very hard to provide for them.

Norma runs a general store in the Philippines and has requested a PHP 12,000 loan through Kiva partner NWTF in order to buy more groceries to sell.

Norma has been in this business for twelve years and she sells a variety of items including sugar, soap and other groceries.

In the future, Norma would like to save enough money to expand her business and repair 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
  • 1117
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $54,636,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Norma to buy more groceries to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 24, 2013
Listed
Jun 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 17, 2014