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Marilou is 47 years old and married with two children.

Marilou works hard to provide for her family. She runs a general store in the Philippines and requested a PHP 40,000 loan through NWTF to purchase more items to sell in her general store like canned goods, milk, sugar, noodles, etc.

Marilou has borrowed and repaid 10 loans from NWTF before this loan. She has been running her general store for 20 years and also earns an income from farming sugarcane.

Marilou aspires to save money to expand her business.

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On Friday November 8, 2013, Super Typhoon Haiyan made its way through Southeast Asia, causing substantial damage to homes and businesses in areas of the Philippines. Given the state of devastation following this storm, borrowers living and working in these areas may have difficulty making repayments on their loans, thus making their Kiva loans higher risk. More 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
  • 330
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $65,925,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.0
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Marilou to purchase more items to sell in her general store like canned goods, milk, sugar, noodles, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 12, 2012
Dec 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013