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Mercidita is 42 years old, married and has six children, two in school.

Mercidita is in the business of pig fattening in the Philippines. Mercidita requested a PHP 13000 loan through NWTF to purchase feed and vitamins for her pigs.

Mercidita has been in pig fattening for five years now, and has borrowed 12 times in the past from NWTF to sustain her business.

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

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
  • 385
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,831,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Mercidita to purchase feed and vitamins for her pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 26, 2013
Jul 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014