A loan of $225 helps to buy additional sacks of charcoal to sell.


Lonie's story

Lonie is a married woman, 61 years old with six children. She is a very hardworking entrepreneur.

Lonie has a buy and sell charcoal business in the Philippines. Lonie requested a PHP 10,000 loan amount through NWTF to buy additional sacks of charcoal to sell.

Lonie has been in this business for 7 years. She would like to save money to expand her business.


This loan is special because:

It helps this borrower grow their business.

Mark McDonagh, Kiva staff

Mark McDonagh
Kiva staff



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Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.

Loan details



Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.