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Marilyn, 42, is married and has four children, three of whom are in school.

Marilyn is in the agricultural business, farming rice in the Philippines. Marilyn previously engaged in general store business but because of low income from it, it did not sustain some of their needs she left the general store to focus in farming rice. This new business she has operated for one year, and now she has borrowed six times in the past from NWTF to sustain her businesses.

Marilyn requested a PHP 10,000 loan through NWTF to buy fertilizers and other farm supplies.

In the future, Marilyn would like to save enough money so she could afford to send her children to college.

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
  • 330
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,673,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Marilyn to buy fertilizers and other farm supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 2, 2013
May 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013