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Total loan: $50

Melba

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Abuyog, Leyte, Eastern Visayas, Philippines / Food

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A loan helped to provide additional capital to buy dried fish to sell.


Melba's story

Melba is a resident of Abuyog, Leyte. She is a 61-year-old widow. To earn an income, she runs a dried fish selling business. She has been in this business for five years.

She is asking for a loan of 12,000 PHP through Kiva’s field partner, CEV (A Microfinance NGO), in the Philippines. She will use this loan for additional capital to buy dried fish to sell.

Melba aspires to improve this business to pay her daily expenses.