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Rosario C. owns a small piggery at the back of her house. She raises pigs and sows to support her family. She also has a rice farm. She is 39-years old and all of her five children are in school. She uses her farm to feed and properly clothe her children. She wants to provide the best for them. She just hopes that her pig business can prosper even more.

Rosario is asking for a loan of 15,000 PHP from CEVI. She will use the loan to buy piglets and pig feed. She will also use some of the loan to buy fertilizers to increase the yield of her rice farm.

CEVI is reaching out to more people, especially the poor, to start their own businesses. CEVI provides not just loan assistance, but training and insurance coverage as well, to all its clients.

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On Friday November 8, 2013, Super Typhoon Haiyan made its way through Southeast Asia, causing substantial damage to homes and businesses in areas of the Philippines. Given the state of devastation following this storm, borrowers living and working in these areas may have difficulty making repayments on their loans, thus making their Kiva loans higher risk. More information >>

About Community Economic Ventures, Inc.

Community Economic Ventures, Inc. (CEVI), based in Bohol, was awarded the Platinum Award for Transparency in Social Performance Reporting by CGAP. Social performance monitoring is imperative in measuring a microfinance institution’s effectiveness. The fact that CEVI is participating in this process speaks volumes about the organization’s commitment to serving its clients effectively. In addition to providing credit for its clients, CEVI provides savings, insurance, and training through regular cluster group meetings.

You can show your support for CEVI by joining the Friends of CEVI Kiva Lending Team. Learn more by visiting the CEVI website.

About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1284
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,860,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 48.0
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Rosario to purchase piglets, pig feed and fertilizer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Apr 22, 2009
Apr 21, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2009