Check out some available loans that are similar to this one!
Merlina
Merlina works hard to support her family. Merlina is married and has a direct-selling Natasha products business in the Philippines.

Merlina requested a PHP 17,000 loan through Negros Women for Tomorrow Foundation, Inc. (NWTF) to buy additional stocks of Natasha products to sell, like body spray, lotion, body soap, and blouses.

Merlina has been in this business for three years now. In the future, she would like to save enough money, so she could afford to send her children to college.

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.

About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1538
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,090,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Merlina to buy additional stocks of Natasha products to sell, like body spray, lotion, body soap, and blouses.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 25, 2013
Listed
Oct 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 16, 2014