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Margie is a rice grower. She currently tills a 3-hectare (7.5-acre) rice field, which she is now preparing for planting.

A 33-year-old married woman, Margie has children who go to school. She does her best to make her farm productive because it is the sole source of her family’s income. It’s where she gets income for food, clothes and her children’s education.

Margie currently needs inputs for her farm. She is applying for a loan of Php 7,000 from CEVI. If granted, the loan will be used for fertilizer and other farm inputs.

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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
  • 290
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $52,849,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 46.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Margie to buy fertilizer and other farm inputs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Dec 28, 2009
Jan 25, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2010