A loan helped to buy materials such as GI sheets, umbrella nails, lumber, concrete blocks, cement, sand, tie wire, and a toilet bowl.


Perlita's story

Perlita lives in Baybay, Leyte. She is 48 years old and married with two dependents. To earn an income, Perlita sells food. She has been in this livelihood for many years.

Now, she wishes to improve their toilet. She therefore requests a loan through Kiva’s field partner, CEVI-Philippines, which offers financial assistance to promote safe water and good sanitation. Through this loan, she will buy materials such as GI sheets, umbrella nails, lumber, concrete blocks, cement, sand, tie wire, and a toilet bowl.

Truly, this loan would be a great help for Perlita and her family.


This loan is special because:

It helps protect families who are most vulnerable to waterborne diseases.



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