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As a married parent of four children, Ian works hard to support his family. He has a fishing business in the Philippines, and earns additional income from buying and selling bananas. Ian is borrowing PHP 15,000 through NWTF to purchase additional fishing materials such as fishing nets, bamboo and wood for the fishing business.

Ian has been sustaining his business activities through his past 19 loans from NWTF. He hopes that his hard work will help him attain his dream to save enough money so he can afford to send his children to college.

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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
  • 713
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,241,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Ian to purchase additional fishing materials such as fishing nets, bamboo and wood.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 11, 2013
Oct 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014