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Emelyn J. is from the town of Banga. She is 33 years old and is married with three school-aged children.

Emelyn owns and operates a business raising pigs for fattening and sale and also helps her husband plant and harvest corn on their farm. She sells their harvest to their town's market.

Emelyn joined CEVI to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and her ability to engage in business activities. She is requesting a loan of 6,000 PHP which will be used to purchase pig feed and farm supplies. This loan will be her first from CEVI. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve the general living conditions of her family.

About CEVI:
Community Economic Ventures, Inc (CEVI) has increased its portfolio significantly over the recent years. Based in Bohol, they have numerous branches throughout the Philippines. In 2009, CEVI was awarded a CGAP silver award for transparency in social performance monitoring.

CEVI not only provides credit for its clients but additionally savings, insurance, and training are provided through regular cluster group meetings.

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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
  • 738
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,295,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 46.0
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $150 helped Emelyn to purchase pig feed and farm supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jul 16, 2010
Jul 28, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2011