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Lilia, a 62-year-old widowed mother of nine children, works hard to provide for her family. For 20 years she has run a general store in the Philippines, and also earns an income from used clothing sales.

Having received and repaid 18 loans from NWTF, Lilia is now requesting a PHP 30,000 loan to buy more stocks to sell in her general store. She aspires to be able to complete the education of her youngest child.

Additional 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
  • 329
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,796,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Lilia to purchase more stock to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 23, 2011
Apr 11, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2011