Fighting for a better future? We need your help.

Creating a more equitable world takes a lot of time and energy, but at Kiva we’re in it for the long haul. 100% of money lent on Kiva goes to funding loans. That means we rely on donations from people like you to make this work possible.
Your donation of any size makes a difference. Thanks for investing in a better future,
Premal Shah, President & Co-Founder, Kiva
  • $25
  • $35
  • $50
  • Submit
  • Other

A loan of $300 helped to purchase more store goods to sell.

Virgilia's story

Virgilia is a 50-year-old married mother of five children, two of whom are in school. She works very hard to provide for them, having operated a general store in the Philippines for 12 years now.

Selling a variety of items such as soap, sugar and other groceries, Virgilia has requested a PHP 12000 loan through NWTF to purchase more goods to sell. In the future, Virgilia would like to save enough money to expand her business.

Loan details

Lenders and lending teams

Loan details