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Rosalina is a married woman with five children. She is a very hardworking entrepreneur. Rosalina is 32 years old and has three children who are currently in school.

Rosalina's house was destroyed by Super Typhoon Haiyan, which swept through the Philippines on November 8, 2013. She has restarted her native basket-making business and is committed to regaining what she lost. Rosalina is taking out a 9,500 PHP housing loan through NWTF to purchase building materials and pay for construction labor to build a house for her family.

Rosalina has been with NWTF since 2013 in her pursuit of rising out of poverty. With your help, she will be able to start once more in a new home. In the future, Rosalina would like to save enough money 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 Housing Loans

Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.

About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 392
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,831,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD
Paying Back

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $225 helped Rosalina to purchase building materials and pay for construction labor.
91% repaid
Repayment Term
25 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 25, 2014
Aug 29, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss: