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Linda
Linda works hard to support two children. She is married, and has a buy and sell rice business in the Philippines.

Linda requested a PHP 7,500 loan through NWTF to buy a solar lamp.

She is getting the solar lamp because she wants to have backup light in case of an emergency.

Linda is aware that by using the solar lamp, she is not only saving money, she is also helping the environment and reducing health and hazard risks to her family.

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
  • 1496
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,200,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Linda to purchase a solar lamp.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 28, 2013
Listed
Dec 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 25, 2015