Total loan: $700


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Concepcion, Iloilo, Western Visayas, Philippines / Food

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A loan helped to buy an engine for her boat and grocery items for her store.

Yolanda's story

Yolanda is 61 years old and lives a simple dwelling in Concepcion, Iloilo. 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 33,000 through Kiva’s field partner, CEV (A Microfinance NGO) in the Philippines. She will use this loan to buy an engine for their boat and the rest will be used to buy grocery items for her store.

Yolanda aspires to improve their livelihood in the future for a better means of living.