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Brigida
Brigida is 60 years old and married with eight children. She works hard to provide for her family by running a general store in the Philippines. Brigida requested a 10,000 PHP loan to purchase items such as snack foods, biscuits, cooking oil, canned goods, shampoo, and seasoning to sell in her store.

She has been running the general store for one year and also earns an income from farming sugar cane. Brigida has borrowed and paid back four loans from NWTF.

Brigida aspires to build and expand her business to help secure the future of her family.

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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
  • 299
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $52,091,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Brigida to purchase more snack food, biscuits, cooking oil, canned goods, shampoo, and seasonings to sell in her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 30, 2014
Listed
May 28, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Nov 17, 2014