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Rosita is 52 years old, married, and has two children. She works hard to provide for her family. Rosita runs a sari-sari (general) store in the Philippines, which she has been doing for 33 years. She also earns additional income from farming sugarcane.

Rosita is requesting a loan for 15,000 PHP through NWTF, which she will use to purchase additional stock to sell. Rosita has borrowed and repaid 18 loans from NWTF.

Rosita aspires to save money to expand her business.

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On Friday November 8, 2013, Super Typhoon Haiyan made its way through Southeast Asia, causing substantial damage to homes and businesses in areas of the Philippines. Given the state of devastation following this storm, borrowers living and working in these areas may have difficulty making repayments on their loans, thus making their Kiva loans higher risk. More 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
  • 389
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $66,076,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Rosita to purchase additional stock to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 21, 2011
Nov 2, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2012