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Amelita is 31 years old. She is married and has two children.

Amelita works hard to provide for her family. She runs a sari-sari store, or general store, in the Philippines. She has requested a loan in the amount of 25,000 PHP through NWTF in order to purchase additional items to stock and to sell.

Prior to this loan, Amelita has borrowed and repaid 14 loans from NWTF. She has been running the sari-sari store for seven years and also earns an income from buying and selling copra, dried coconut meat used for oil production.

Amelita aspires to build and expand her business in order to secure her family’s 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
  • 459
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $69,741,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.5
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Amelita to purchase additional items to stock and sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 24, 2012
Mar 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012