A loan helped to buy an engine for their fishing boat.


Pinky's story

Pinky lives a simple life in Concepcion, Iloilo. She is 50 years old and a mother of four children. To earn an income, she and her family fish. They have been in this livelihood for many years. Aside from fishing, she also buys and sells RTW (ready-to-wear) products.

Now Pinky asks for a loan of PHP19,000 through Kiva’s field partner, CEV (a microfinance NGO) in the Philippines. She will use this loan to buy an engine for their fishing boat.

Pinky wants to expand this livelihood in the future and become successful.


This loan is special because:

It provides training and capital for this borrower.



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