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Jocelyn L. has been a CEVI client for seven years now. She has a rice farm that secures all her family's needs, including food and other costs in their home. Her 2-hectare farm produces an average of 180 sacks per harvest. She has seven children who are not living with her anymore. Her eldest is 35. She has grandchildren, who she also supports.

She needs additional capital to finance her farm. She would like to request a loan of 15,000 PHP to buy farming supplies. She will also use some of the loans to start another business, to supplement the family income.

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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

  • $1175
    Average annual income
  • 293
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $52,093,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 48.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Jocelyn farm financing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Aug 24, 2009
Sep 7, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2010