Total loan: $200


Matalom, Leyte, Eastern Visayas, Philippines / Retail

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A loan helped to buy more calamansi to sell.

Marilyn's story

Marilyn is 43 years old and the mother of six children who lives with her family in Matalom, Leyte. She makes a living by buying and selling calamansi (Philippine limes) and has been in this business for many years. Her husband earns a living by making tuba (coconut wine).

Marilyn has requested a loan of PHP 10,000 through Kiva's field partner, CEVI (a microfinance NGO), to buy more calamansi to sell.

Marilyn wants to improve her business so that she can afford to give her children a good education.