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Rebecca, 50 years old, is a rice farmer. She owns a farm that she hopes will provide her family with enough income to buy adequate food, clothing and other basic needs. She has eight children. Her eldest is 31. She wishes that someday she will be able to buy more farms to be able to support all of of her family's needs.

She is asking for a loan of PHP 12,000 through Kiva partner Community Economic Ventures, Inc. She will use the loan to buy farming necessities for growing her crops.

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
  • 865
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,390,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 45.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Rebecca to buy farming supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jan 6, 2010
Jan 17, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2010