Total loan: $1,050


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Baybay, Leyte, Eastern Visayas, Philippines / Agriculture

Maribeth's loan finished fundraising,
but these similar borrowers just need a little more help to reach their goals!

A loan helped buy a cow, a carabao (water buffalo), and pigs.

Maribeth's story

Maribeth is a resident of Baybay, Leyte. She is 45 years old, married, and has two dependents. To earn an income, she buys and sells livestock with her husband. They have been in this livelihood for many years.

Now, Maribeth asks for a loan of PHP 50,000 through Kiva’s field partner, CEV, a microfinance NGO, in the Philippines. She will use this loan to buy a cow, a carabao (water buffalo), and pigs.

In the future, Maribeth wants to better their standard of living.