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Lydia is 58 years old and is married with ten children.

Lydia is in the agricultural business of pig fattening in the Philippines. Lydia requested a PHP 12,000 loan through NWTF to buy feed, vitamins and vaccines for her pigs. Lydia has been in the pig fattening business for 2 years now and has borrowed 3 times in the past from NWTF to sustain it.

Lydia would like to build and expand her business to secure the future of her family.

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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
  • 2081
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $61,204,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Lydia to buy feed, vitamins and vaccines for her pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 25, 2013
Oct 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 26, 2014