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Jerry is 38 years old, and married with four children, two of whom are in school. He is a very hard-working entrepreneur.

Jerry has a tricycle transportation business in the Philippines, and also earns additional income from a general store and a fishing businesses. Jerry is borrowing PHP 35,000 through Negros Women for Tomorrow Foundation, Inc. in order to buy spare parts for his tricycle and groceries for his store.

Jerry sustained his business activities through the past eleven loans from NWTF. Jerry hopes that his hard work will help obtain his attain his dream to save enough to buy a new engine for his fishing boat, and continue to send his children to school.

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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
  • 488
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $65,910,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $875 helped Jerry to buy spare parts for his tricycle and groceries for his store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 26, 2013
Apr 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013