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Update on Elvira

Elvira is a married woman with two children. She is a very hardworking entrepreneur. Elvira is 38 years old and her two children are in school.

Elvira has a buy and sell ready to wear clothing business in the Philippines. Elvira requested a PHP 14,000 loan amount through NWTF to buy additional stocks of ready to wear clothing to sell.

She successfully paid back her previous loan and is now requesting a new loan to further build her business.

Elvira has been in this business for 16 years. In the future, Elvira would like to save enough money so she can afford to send her children to college.

Previous Loan Details

Elvira works hard to support her family. She is married and has a business buying and selling dry goods in the Philippines. Elvira requested a PHP 11,000 loan through NWTF to purchase more stock of blouses, shorts, t-shirts, etc. to sell. Elvira has been in this business for 15 years now. I... More from Elvira'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
  • 378
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,805,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Elvira to buy additional stocks of ready to wear clothing to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 19, 2014
Jun 3, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2014