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: $800

Natalino

Batugade, Bobonaro, Timor-Leste / Food

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


A loan helped to buy a fishing net and repair his boat to increase his fish catching business.


Natalino's story

Natalino lives in Btugede, Bobonaro sub-district where most communities earn a living through fishing. He is in one of the communities that supports its families through this livelihood. Natalino has been fishing for many years.

Natalino is married and has three children. He wants to improve the livelihood in the future for his family. He is asking for a loan to buy a fishing net and repair his boat so that it can help him improve his catch.