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Evelyn, a 37-year-old married woman, raises hogs for a living. She has three children and her oldest child is now 18 years of age. One of the challenges she currently faces is her children’s education. School fees are increasing but she is determined to have them finish college. Her hog raising business is what her family depends on to provide their needs. She wants this business to prosper so she does her best to make it so. She requested a loan of PHP 5,000 from CEVI that she will use to buy additional piglets and feed for her hogs.

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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.

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About Philippines

  • $1175
    Average annual income
  • 357
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $52,140,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 46.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Evelyn to buy piglets and feed.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Feb 3, 2010
Mar 3, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2010