A loan helped to buy a fishing net and materials to repair their fishing boat like plywood, paint and engine while another part of this loan will be used to buy dried fish.


Hezel's story

Hezel is a resident of Concepcion, Iloilo. She is 46 years old, married and has one dependent. To earn an income, she and her family do fishing. They have been in this business for many years. Aside from this, Hezel also buys and sells dried fish for additional income.

Hezel is requesting 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 fishing net and materials to repair their fishing boat like plywood, paint and engine. Another part of this loan will be used to buy dried fish.

Hezel wants to improve her business in the future to support her child’s education.


This loan is special because:

It provides training and capital for this borrower.



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