A loan helped to buy plywood, boat glue and nails that will be used to repair their fishing boat.


Vilma's story

Vilma is a resident of Concepcion, Iloilo. She is 46 years old, married with one dependent. To earn an income, she and her family do fishing. They have been in this livelihood for six years.

Now she asks for a loan of PHP40,000 through Kiva’s field partner, CEV (a microfinance NGO), in the Philippines. She will use this loan to buy plywood, boat glue and nails that will be used to repair their fishing boat.

Vilma wants to improve their livelihood in the future for her child’s education.


This loan is special because:

It provides training and capital for this borrower.



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