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Lucia T. has three children aged 16, 14 and 3. She is engaged in farming. She particularly plants and harvests rice crops. Farming has been her family's source of income for more than a decade now. Lucia does her best to keep the farm productive. She wishes to have an extra source of income to help provide for her family's needs.

Lucia currently needs seeds, fertilizers and other farm inputs. She applied for a loan of 17,000 PHP from CEVI, which she will use to buy what she needs for the farm.

She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to pay for her children's tuition fees.

Additional 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

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 882
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,381,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 44.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Lucia to purchase seeds, fertilizers and other farm supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Dec 20, 2010
Jan 17, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2011