A loan of $325 helped purchase piglets and pig feed.

Melita's story

Melita B. is a pig grower. She started her business in 2000 with only one sow. She wants to grow her business even more to support all their needs. Presently, she has two sows and five pigs. She also sells piglets to her friends who are pig growers. She is already a widow and has only one child. She works diligently for the family. Aside from pigs, she owns a small sari-sari (community-based mini grocery) store. She sells variety of goods to supplement her income.

She is requesting a loan of Php 15,000 from CEVI, a Kiva partner. She will use the loan to buy piglets to increase the size of her piggery. The loan will also be used to buy additional merchandise for her store.

CEVI is reaching out to more people to start and have their own livelihood. It provides not just loans but also training and insurance benefits to all the clients as well

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