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Susime is a hard working entrepreneur who has a salt selling business in the Philippines. She has been in this business for 25 years. Susime earns more income from pig fattening. Susime has been sustaining her business activities through her own efforts with the help of the loans from Kiva's partner, NWTF. She dreams of saving money to expand her business in the future. She is now borrowing PHP 29,500 through NWTF to buy more salt for resale.

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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
  • 419
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,831,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Susime to buy more salt to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 6, 2011
May 12, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2011