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Arlene is a married woman with seven children. She is a very hard working entrepreneur. Arlene is 43 years old and has three children who are currently in school.

Arlene has a bamboo weaving business in the Philippines. Arlene requested a PHP 11,000 loan through NWTF to buy additional materials like bamboo for her business.

Arlene has been in this business for 8 years. In the future Arlene would like to repair and renovate her family home.

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
  • 497
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,831,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.5
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Arlene to buy additional materials like bamboo for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 24, 2014
Jul 25, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 25, 2015