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We loan because...
We feel an affinity for entrepreneurs that make their living by fishing, selling fish, or attempting to make their lives better because of their proximity to the ocean, or freshwater locales...

About us
We love fish and/or fishing so much that many of us have chosen to present ourselves on KIVA with a photo of ourselves, holding a fish! We welcome "gals" to join, as well, the name of the team notwithstanding...

We certainly support "sustainable" fishing, but also recognize that sometimes, our "Western" views of resource management may not match the needs of the very desperate folks, in other countries, struggling to make a living, or even providing food for their families ... Our intent is to help the struggling, without regard to their profession or trade. We believe that our lending record well represents that goal, as we are a pretty diverse group, with very diverse lending interests....


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  • Gildardo De Jesus
    Gildardo De Jesus received a loan from ROGER to purchase materials for the modification of a pond, to purchase fingerlings, and to purchase food for them.
    $975 to go
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  • Carlos Enrique
    Carlos Enrique received a loan from ROGER to open new pond in order to increase his production and generate more income.
    $1,650 to go
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  • Japeth
    Japeth received a loan from ROGER to invest in fishing materials such as a fishing net, floater, and lead weight.
    $250 to go
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  • Emily
    Emily received a loan from ROGER to buy more dried fish to resell; a part will be used to buy frozen foods and assorted grocery items.
    $450 to go
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  • Maria Isabel
    El Salvador
    Maria Isabel received a loan from ROGER to buy a wider variety of fish and shrimp to have more products to offer customers this season.
  • Alexy Gabriel
    Alexy Gabriel received a loan from ROGER to buy chickens, fish, meat and other ingredients necessary for preparing food.
    $1,250 to go
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  • José Ermildo
    El Salvador
    José Ermildo received a loan from ROGER to buy fish to keep selling, and then also to buy trowels, hammers, and drills for his construction work.

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Rankings Across All Teams

#10 for Amount Loaned (All Time)

Rankings In Common Interest Category

#6 for Amount Loaned (All Time)