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Milagrosa E. is from the town of Sto. Niño. She is 41 years old, married and has four children. Her eldest child is 10 years old and the youngest is only 3 months. She is a farmer and raises pigs for a living. She sells her pigs at the market. She also plants and harvests rice crops. She says part of her harvest is used for family consumption and the rest is sold in her community.

Milagrosa joined CEVI to gain access to financial services to help improve her living conditions and enable her to engage in business activities. Milagrosa has successfully repaid a previous loan from CEVI. Milagrosa is requesting a new loan of 15,000 Philippine pesos which will be used to purchase feed and fertilizers. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to supplement her family's income.

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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

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1272
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,866,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.4
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Milagrosa to purchase feed and fertilizers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Oct 11, 2010
Oct 16, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2011