A loan of $725 helps to buy coconut fruit while the rest of the loan will be used to buy frozen foods.


Ester's story

Ester is a resident of Baybay, Leyte. She is 53 years old, married and has two dependents. She and her husband work hard to raise their children. To earn an income, she sells fresh coconut fruit to the community while husband works as a farmer.

Her greatest dream in life is to improve their business and have a better means of living. To make it happen, she needs first to improve her sales. This is the reason why she is asking for a loan. She will use the money for additional capital to buy coconut fruit. The rest of the loan will be used to buy frozen foods. Precisely, she also sells frozen foods for additional income.


This loan is special because:

It provides training and capital for this borrower.

Mark McDonagh, Kiva staff

Mark McDonagh
Kiva staff



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Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.

Loan details



Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.