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Ruth is 30 years old. She is married and has three children who are in school.

Ruth is in the agricultural business raising pigs in the Philippines. She has requested a PHP 10,000 loan through NWTF to purchase additional piglets and feeds.

Ruth has been raising pigs for 14 years now, and has borrowed once in the past from NWTF to sustain her business.

In the future, Ruth would like to save enough money so that she could send her children to college.

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
  • 360
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,668,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Ruth to purchase additional piglets and feeds.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 10, 2011
Jul 10, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2012