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Update on Belinda

Belinda works hard to support her family. She is married and has a general store business in the Philippines.

Belinda requested a loan of 10,000 Philippines pesos (PHP) through NWTF to purchase canned goods, soap, egg, noodles, etc.

Belinda has been in this business for 18 years now. She successfully paid back her previous loan and now she requested an additional loan to further build her business. In the future, Belinda would like to save money to expand her business.

Previous Loan Details

Belinda is 50 years old and married with one child in school, and works very hard to provide for them. Belinda runs a general store in the Philippines and requested a 5,000 PHP loan through NWTF to buy additional items to sell like soap, shampoo, milk, sugar, can goods, etc. Belinda has bee... More from Belinda's previous loan »

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.

Concurrent and Successive Loans

Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.

This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 373
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,831,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 44.4
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Belinda to purchase canned goods, soap, eggs, noodles, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 10, 2014
Apr 23, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 26, 2014