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Rebecca is 41 years old and married with 5 children. She works hard to provide for her family. Rebecca runs a nipa (woven palm mats used for house repair) retail business in the Philippines and requested a 29,500 PHP loan through NWTF to purchase more stocks of nipa to sell. She has been running the nipa retail business for 14 years and also earns an income from raising pigs.

Rebecca has borrowed and paid 10 loans from NWTF before this loan. Rebecca aspires to save enough money so she could afford to send her children to college.

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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
  • 424
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,831,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.5
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Rebecca to purchase more stocks of nipa to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 29, 2012
Sep 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013