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Mamela
As a married parent of five children, Mamela works hard to support her family. She has a furniture making business in the Philippines, and also earns additional income from farming sugar cane.

Mamela is borrowing PHP 16,000 through NWTF to purchase additional materials for her furniture making business. Mamela has been sustaining her business activities through her past 11 loans from NWTF.

She hopes that her hard work will help her attain her dream of saving enough money so she can 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 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 women in low-income urban and rural communities.

About Philippines

  • $1175
    Average annual income
  • 376
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $50,935,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Mamela to purchase additional materials for her furniture business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 22, 2013
Listed
Dec 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 17, 2014