$140k
to goal

Make a matched donation to Kiva!

1

Help us reach our goal! We rely on your donations to cover our costs. If you missed out on Giving Tuesday, you can still donate today. Why donate? —>

100%

funded

Total loan: $400

Helen

Flag of Philippines
San Jose, Antique, Western Visayas, Philippines / Food

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


A loan helped to buy additional fishing supplies needed for her business, like fish nets, bamboo, rope, and gasoline for her boat.


Helen's story

Helen is a married woman. She is 55 years old with four children. She is a very hardworking entrepreneur.

Helen has a fishing business in the Philippines. She requested a PHP 20,000 loan through NWTF to purchase additional fishing materials such as fish net, bamboo, rope, gasoline for her boat, and other materials to maintain her business.

She successfully repaid her previous loan and now she has requested another loan to further build her business.

Helen has been in this business for 23 years. She would like to save money to expand her business.