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Teofila is 51 years old and married with four children, one of whom is in school. Teofila works very hard to provide for them.

Teofila runs a general store in the Philippines and requested a PHP 15,000 loan through NWTF in order to purchase more stock of groceries to sell.

Teofila has been in this business for twenty years and sells a variety of items such as sugar, soap and other groceries.

In the future, Teofila would like to save money to expand her business and repair her family's home.

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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
  • 1046
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,421,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 44.5
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Teofila to purchase more stock of groceries to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 22, 2014
Apr 29, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2014