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Alona is a married woman with six children. She is a very hard-working entrepreneur. Alona is 37 years old and has four children who are in school.

Alona has a fishing business in the Philippines. Alona requested a PHP 35,000 loan amount through Negros Women for Tomorrow Foundation (NWTF) in order to buy fishing gear and other equipment.

Alona has been in this business for 15 years. In the future, Alona would like to save enough money to expand her business and repair her family 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
  • 756
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,325,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Alona to buy fishing gear and other equipment.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 12, 2014
Aug 26, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2015