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Mercy
Mercy is a hardworking entrepreneur who has a fishing business in the Philippines. She also earns income from raising pigs. She is borrowing 23,000 Philippine pesos through NWTF to purchase a fishing net, gasoline and other materials for the maintenance of her fishing boat. Mercy has been in her business for 16 years. She has been sustaining her business activities through her own efforts with the help of the loans from NWTF. She dreams of saving enough money so she can afford to send her children to college in the future.

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
  • 488
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $69,838,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Mercy to purchase a fishing net, gasoline and other materials for the maintenance of her fishing boat.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 16, 2011
Listed
Jul 3, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 15, 2012