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As a married mother of seven children, Maredith works hard to support her family. She has an abaca weaving business in the Philippines and is borrowing PHP 12000 through NWTF in order to buy raw materials for it.

Maredith has been sustaining her business activities through her past six loans from NWTF. She hopes that her hard work will help her attain her dream: to save money to expand her enterprise.

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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
  • 1597
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $60,713,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Maredith to buy raw materials for her abaca weaving.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 3, 2013
Jul 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013