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Merlita
Merlita is 49 years old and married. She has five children.

She earns a living by raising pigs in the Philippines. Merlita has been raising pigs for six years and also earns additional income from selling ready-to-wear clothing.

Merlita is borrowing PHP 16,000 through NWTF to buy feeds and vitamins for her pigs.

She is working tirelessly toward the attainment of her dream: to save enough money so she can 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
  • 463
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $69,650,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Merlita to buy feeds and vitamins for her pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 7, 2013
Listed
Jul 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 17, 2014