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Virgilio P. is a 49-year-old farmer. His main crop is rice. He saves half of his rice harvest for family consumption and sells the remaining half to his friends for additional income for his family.

He would like to ask for a loan of Php 10,000 from Community Economic Ventures Inc. He will use the loan to buy fertilizers and pay the laborers who help prepare the farm.

He wishes that someday he could buy more farms so that he could better support his five children.

Additional 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
  • 1459
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,251,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 48.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Virgilio fertilizers and payment for the laborers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Aug 4, 2009
Aug 30, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2010