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Total loan: $600


Concepcion, Iloilo, Western Visayas, Philippines / Food

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A loan helped to buy fishing net.

Peny's story

Peny is a resident of Concepion, Iloilo. She is 48 years old, married, and has two children. To earn an income, she and her family do fishing. They have been in this livelihood for many years. Aside from this, Peny also buys and sells dried fish for additional income.

She is now asking for an amount of loan to buy fishing net that they can use in their fishing activity, allowing them to improve their catch and become productive.

Peny aspires to improve their livelihood in the future for her children’s education. She wants them to finish their studies.