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Update on Charles

Charles is married and she works hard to support her family.

She has a business selling peanut products in the Philippines, and also earns additional income from food vending and pig fattening. Charles is borrowing PHP 30,000 through NWTF to buy peanuts, ingredients and packaging products for her peanuts.

She has been sustaining her business activities through her past 23 loans from NWTF and more recently, through Kiva. She hopes that her hard work will help her attain her dream to save enough money to expand her business and repair her family home.

Previous Loan Details

As a married mother of ten children, Charles works hard to support her family. She has a business making and selling peanuts (salted and sugar coated) in the Philippines, and also earns additional income from pig-fattening. Charles is borrowing PHP 25,000 through NWTF to buy ingredients for he... More from Charles's previous loan »

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 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.

Concurrent and Successive Loans

Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.

This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.


About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 718
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,241,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.5
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Charles to buy peanuts, ingredients and packaging products for her peanuts.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 17, 2013
Jul 7, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014
This photo was used before for a previous loan for Charles. It was first posted on Kiva on Jan, 2013. Learn More