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George is a 40-year-old entrepreneur from South Cotabato, Philippines. He is married to Annie and they have three children. His eldest is nine years-old. He has a lot of dreams for his children and his priority right now is their education. He works hard to be able to send them to school and also provide for their household needs.

He hopes that his hog-raising business will grow and that he will have a stable income. He has applied for a loan of Php 10,000 from Kiva partner CEVI to have financial assistance for his business. He plans to buy feed and additional piglets.

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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
  • 1534
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $56,672,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 44.4
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped George to buy piglets and feed.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Mar 19, 2010
Apr 19, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2010