Kiva Lending Team: Seafood Asia
We loan because...
1 - Families need food and jobs
2 - A fish farmer is never hungry but always busy
3 - We want to help fishers who can't find fish anymore
4 - We want to let fish stocks recover
5 - We love eating seafood so we must farm fish
6 - We believe aquaculture is the future of seafood supply
7 - We loan because we can make a big difference
This is a new group aimed primarily at fish farmers and fishermen and fisherwoman who want to swap from fishing to farming.
We will also loan to others in the aquaculture value chain, i.e. equipment or feed suppliers, hatcheries, fish merchants, fish markets, fish processors, value add business etc
Please read - "Green Economy Report" by United Nations
Note especially Fisheries and Water sections.
Location: Australasia Team website
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April Grace received a loan from Keith to buy fishing net; other part of her loan is used to repair their fishing boat.
Loila received a loan from Keith to buy fishing net, a fishing boat, and stock for the sari-sari (variety) store such as beverages, cooking oil, and soft drinks.
Eugene received a loan from Keith to buy plywood, nails and fishing boat glue for him to repair his boat while another part of his loan will be used to buy dried fish.
Sonia received a loan from 2 team members to invest in a fishing boat.
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