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Elvie is 52 years old and married with seven children.

She works hard to provide for her family. She runs a buy and sell of charcoal business in the Philippines and requested a PHP 10,000 loan through NWTF to purchase additional sacks of charcoal to sell.

Elvie has borrowed and repaid two loans from NWTF before this loan. She has been running the buy and sell of charcoal business for 30 years and earns additional income from her general store.

She aspires 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
  • 323
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,697,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Elvie to purchase additional sacks of charcoal to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 3, 2014
Jun 28, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 26, 2014