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Helen
Helen is married with four children. She is a very hardworking entrepreneur. Helen is 52 years old and has two children who are in school.

Helen has a fish vending business in the Philippines. Helen requested a 6,000 PHP (Philippines pesos) loan amount through NWTF to purchase additional fish to sell.

Helen has been in this business for 25 years. In the future, Helen would like to save enough money so she could 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 >>

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 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
  • 205
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $50,652,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $150 helped Helen to purchase additional fish to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 13, 2014
Listed
Jun 12, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Oct 26, 2014