A loan of $425 helps to buy items, like canned goods and personal care products, to sell in her general store.


Melanie's story

Melanie is 42 years old and married with two children. With both children in school, she works very hard to provide for them.

She runs a general store in the Philippines and requested a PHP 20,000 loan through NWTF to buy items, like canned goods and personal care products, to sell in her general store.

Melanie would like to save enough money so she could afford to send her children to college.


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.