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Myrna is 57 years old and widowed, with eight children. Myrna works very hard to provide for them.

Myrna runs a general store in the Philippines and has requested a PHP 10,000 loan through Negros Women for Tomorrow Foundation, Inc. (NWTF) to purchase additional groceries to sell.

Myrna has been in this business for two years and she sells a variety of items, such as curls, biscuits, soft drinks, and other groceries.

In the future, Myrna would like to save enough money to expand her business.

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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.

About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1597
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $60,711,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Myrna to purchase additional groceries to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 27, 2013
Oct 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014