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Anna works hard to support three children. She is married and has a general store business in the Philippines.

Anna requested a 1,800 PHP (Philippines pesos) loan through NWTF to buy a solar lamp.

She is getting the solar lamp because she wants to provide her children with bright light when they study at night.

Anna is aware that by using the solar lamp, she is not only saving money, she is also helping the environment and reducing health and hazard risks to her family.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan is designed for borrowers living in an underserved region of the Philippines, where the poverty rate is high and microfinance services are scarce. Kiva loans help NWTF expand its presence in the area, where it also offers workshops for clients on idea generation and training in technical, business and marketing skills.

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
  • 1608
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $60,713,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $50 helped Anna to purchase a solar lamp.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 11, 2013
Sep 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014