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Virginia
Virginia works hard to support her family. She is married. She has a tailoring business in the Philippines, a business in which she has engaged for 6 years, now.

Virginia requested a PHP 21,000 loan through NWTF. She will use the loan to buy a sewing machine and additional materials for her business, like cloth, needles and thread. Virginia would like to save money, to expand her business in the future.

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
  • 352
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $52,706,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Virginia to buy a sewing machine and additional materials for her business, like cloth, needles and thread.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 17, 2013
Listed
Jul 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 17, 2014