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Marilyn
Marilyn works hard to support her family. Marilyn has a fishing business in the Philippines.

She requested a 5,500 PHP (Philippines pesos) loan through NWTF to buy materials like wood, paint and bamboo for the renovation of her fishing boat.

Marilyn has been in this business for three years now.

In the future, Marilyn would like to save enough money so she could afford to send her children to college.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan is designed for borrowers living in an underserved region of the Philippines, where the poverty rate is high and microfinance services are scarce. Kiva loans help NWTF expand its presence in the area, where it also offers workshops for clients on idea generation and training in technical, business and marketing skills.

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
  • 1397
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,123,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 45.0
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Marilyn to buy materials like wood, paint and bamboo for the renovation of her fishing boat.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 13, 2014
Listed
Apr 5, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Oct 26, 2014