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Total loan: $775

Mabel

San Dionisio, Iloilo, Western Visayas, Philippines / Food

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A loan helped to buy fishing net, fishing rope and paint for their boat; and buy assorted groceries and soft drinks.


Mabel's story

Mabel is from San Dionisio, Iloilo. She is 39 years old, married and has three dependents. To earn an income, her husband works as a fisherman and she helps him with this livelihood for many years.

Now, she asks for a loan of PHP 38,000 through Kiva’s field partner, CEV (A Microfinance NGO) in the Philippines. She will use this loan to buy fishing net, fishing rope and paint for their boat. Other part of this loan will be used to buy assorted groceries and soft drinks. Precisely, Mabel also has a small store for additional income.

She wants to expand this business in the future for her children’s education. Mabel wants them to finish their studies.