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Total loan: $525

Susie May

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Ajuy, Iloilo, Western Visayas, Philippines / Food

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A loan helped to buy materials for fishing like net, lead weights and nylon (string) and to buy paint and a new engine for their fishing boat.


Susie May's story

Susie May is a resident of Ajuy, Iloilo. She is 44 years old and married with five children. To earn an income, she and her husband do fishing. They have been in this livelihood for many years.

Now she asks for a loan of PHP 25,000 through Kiva’s field partner, CEVI (a microfinance NGO) in the Philippines. She will use this loan to buy materials for fishing like net, lead weights and nylon (string). The rest of the loan will be used to buy paint and a new engine for their fishing boat.

Susie May aspires to improve this livelihood in the future for her children’s education.