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Leah is 48 years old and married with five children, one of whom is in school. Leah works very hard to provide for them.

She runs a general store in the Philippines and requested a PHP 22,000 loan through NWTF to purchase household goods to sell like canned goods, soft drinks, soap, coffee, etc.

Leah has been in this business for three years.

In the future, Leah would like to save money to expand her business.

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
  • 670
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,147,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Leah to purchase household goods to sell like canned goods, soft drinks, soap, and coffee.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 19, 2014
Jul 24, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 25, 2015