Love making a difference with Kiva? Your donations keep us running.

Thank you for the impact you’ve made this year! Together we’ve funded more than 170,000 loans and raised more than $120 million for financially excluded people around the world. It costs us more than $3 to facilitate each $25 loan, and we rely on optional donations from individuals like you to cover our costs.

Other amount

100%

funded

Total loan: $100

Elizabeth

Baybay, Leyte, Eastern Visayas, Philippines / Food

Elizabeth's loan finished fundraising, but these other borrowers need your support


A loan helped to buy assorted fresh fish to resell.


Elizabeth's story

Elizabeth is a 46-year-old woman from Baybay, Leyte. For many years, this woman has been earning a living by selling fresh fish to the community. Meanwhile, her husband is a carpenter. She and her husband need to work every day to sustain and support the needs of their children. Thus, she and her husband have four children; one adult and three-school-aged children. Elizabeth is determined to continue her journey as she wants to improve and expand her business. With the help of her loan, she will be able to buy assorted fresh fish to resell that will help her to improve her earnings.