Total loan: $650


Nueva Vizcaya, Cagayan Valley, Philippines / Retail

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Arcely's story

Arcely is a responsible mother and a persevering micro-entrepreneur residing in the village of Manamtam Bambang, Nueva Vizcaya. She is married to Ricardo and blessed with four children. Two are now in college and two are in the high school level. They want them to be successful in their studies and have a successful jobs in the future. The welfare of their children is the motivation of the couple to work hard. Arcely is managing a village store while her husband works as a farmer. She is now asking for financial support from Kiva lenders to further improve her general store business. She hopes to borrow the amount of PHP 30,000 that she will utilize in purchasing more merchandise. Aside from her store, Arcely is also selling fruits and vegetables to meet the needs of their family and also for their hog-raising business. She is looking forward for the support of the lenders and always believes that “praying without ceasing” will be of great help.