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Arlene is a hard-working entrepreneur who has a business retailing electronic loads for mobile phones in the Philippines.

She is borrowing PHP 7,000 through NWTF to purchase additional amounts of electronic mobile loads to sell for her retailing business.

Arlene has been in this business for 15 years. Arlene earns other income from food vending.

Arlene has been sustaining her business activities through her own efforts with the help of loans from NWTF. She dreams of saving enough money to expand her business in the future.

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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
  • 711
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,222,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Arlene to purchase additional amounts of electronic loads for mobile phones.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 27, 2013
Dec 3, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014