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Total loan: $1,000

Emelia

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Concepcion, Iloilo, Western Visayas, Philippines / Food

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A loan helped to buy a new engine, plywood, glue, and paint for her fishing boat.


Emelia's story

Emelia lives in Concepcion, Iloilo. She is 55 years old and has one dependent. To earn an income, she and her husband engage in fishing. They have been in this livelihood for many years.

Emelia is now requesting a Kiva loan of 50,000 PHP from CEVI, a microfinance NGO in the Philippines. She will use the loan to buy new engine, plywood, glue, and paint for her fishing boat.

Emelia wants to improve her business in the future for her child’s education.