A loan helped to buy plywood, boat glue, lumber and nails to repair their fishing boat.


Marlene's story

Marlene is from Concepcion, Iloilo. She is 46 years old, married and has two dependents. To earn an income, she and her husband do fishing. They have been in this business for 10 years.

Marlene 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 plywood, boat glue, lumber and nails to repair their fishing boat.

Marlene aspires to improve this business in the future to support her children’s education. She wants them to finish their studies.


This loan is special because:

It provides training and capital for this borrower.



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