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Tessie is 50 years old and married with four children who are currently going to school. She works very hard to provide for them.

Tessie runs a sari-sari (variety) store in the Philippines and requested a loan of 12,000 Philippines pesos (PHP) through NWTF to purchase more items to sell in her sari-sari store. She has been in this business for 3 years and sells a variety of items such as coffee, milk, sugar, soap, and canned goods.

In the future, Tessie would like to save enough money to expand her business.

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
  • 394
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,831,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 44.0
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Tessie to purchase more items to sell in her sari-sari store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 9, 2011
Dec 20, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2012