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Total loan: $700

Nelita

Concepcion, Iloilo, Western Visayas, Philippines / Food

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A loan helped to buy materials for fish traps like plastic screen, bamboo and nylon(string); other parts of this loan will be used to buy assorted groceries for her store.


Nelita's story

Nelita is a resident of Concepcion, Iloilo. She is 52 years old, married and has one dependent. To earn an income, she and her family fish. They have been in this livelihood for many years. Aside from fishing, she also runs a small store for additional income.

Now she asks for a loan of PHP 35,000 through Kiva’s field partner, CEV (a Microfinance NGO) in the Philippines. She will use this loan to buy materials for fish traps like plastic screen, bamboo and nylon(string). Other parts of this loan will be used to buy assorted groceries for her store.

Nelita wants to expand this livelihood in the future for a better means of living.