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Thelma is 64 years old and widowed with eleven children. Thelma works very hard to provide for them.

Thelma runs a general store in the Philippines and is requesting a PHP 22000 loan through NWTF in order to purchase more inventory to sell.

Thelma has been in this business for 22 years and sells a variety of items such as snack foods, diapers, detergent and other groceries.

In the future, Thelma would like to save enough money to expand her business and repair her family home.

Additional 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
  • 325
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,768,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Thelma to purchase more inventory to sell in her general store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 4, 2013
Apr 13, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014