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Sonia, age 51, raises pigs to earn an income. She and her husband have five children, two of whom are enrolled in school.

Sonia has requested a PHP 17,000 loan through NWTF in order to buy medicines and vaccines for her pigs.

Sonia has been raising pigs for five years now, and has borrowed six times in the past from NWTF to sustain her business. In the future, she would like to save enough money to afford to send her children to college as well as to improve her business.

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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
  • 380
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,831,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.4
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Sonia to buy medicines and vaccines for her pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 2, 2012
May 8, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013