A loan of $250 helps to purchase feeds and other supplies to raise her pigs.


Melba's story

Melba is 44-years-old, married and has five children, three of whom are currently in school.

Melba is in the agricultural pig fattening business in the Philippines. Melba requested a PHP 12,000 loan through NWTF to purchase feeds and other supplies to raise her pigs.

Melba has been in pig fattening business for 1 year now, and has borrowed 2 times in the past from NWTF to sustain it.

In the future, Melba 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.