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Jun 14, 2016 1:37 PM ET

Archived: Philippines: A loan of $175 helped Alma to build a sanitary toilet for her family.

iCrowdNewswire - Jun 14, 2016




Pulupandan, Negros Occidental, Philippines / Personal Housing Expenses



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Alma’s story

Alma works hard to support four children. She is married and has a raising-chickens business in the Philippines.

Alma requested a PHP 7,000 loan through NWTF in order to build a sanitary toilet for her family.

Alma is aware that by using the sanitary toilet, she is reducing health and hazard risks to her family and neighbors as well as promoting environment protection.





This loan is special because:

It helps clients who faced natural disasters recover with green products.


Mark McDonagh
Kiva staff


More about this loan

This loan is part of NWTF’s green loan program, which helps clients to gain access to environmentally friendly products that reduce pollution in the Philippines.

About Negros Women for Tomorrow Foundation, Inc. (NWTF):

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.





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