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Melida is 38 years old and married. She has three children who are in school.

Melida is in the agricultural business, farming rice in the Philippines. She hasrequested a PHP 10,000 loan through NWTF to buy fertilizer and other farm supplies.

Melida has been farming rice for 10 years now, and has borrowed nine times in the past from NWTF to sustain her business.

She would like to save enough to provide a secure future for her family.

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
  • 317
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,667,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Melida to buy fertilizer and other farm supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 31, 2014
Aug 27, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 20, 2015