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Meliza is thirty-seven years old and married with five children. With five children in school, Meliza works very hard to provide for them.

Meliza runs a general store in the Philippines and requested a PHP 27,000 loan through NWTF to buy items to sell like shampoo and groceries in her general store. Meliza has been in this business for seven years and sells a variety of items such as canned goods, noodles, eggs, spices, soft drinks, etc.

In the future Meliza would like to save 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
  • 372
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,805,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Meliza to buy additional items to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 20, 2012
Feb 5, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2012