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Carlos S. is from the town of Banga. He is 47 years old. Carlos is married. To make a living, Carlos owns and operates a business raising crops. While not the only means for generating revenue, the main source of income for the business comes primarily from planting and harvesting rice for sale. Carlos earns approximately 3,000 PHP from rice farming.

Carlos joined CEVI to gain access to financial services to help improve his living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Carlos has successfully repaid a previous loan from CEVI. Carlos is requesting a new loan of 10,000 PHP which will be used to purchase seeds and fertilizers. He plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve his business.

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
  • 1944
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $61,098,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 44.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Carlos to purchase seeds and fertilizers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jan 7, 2011
Jan 23, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2011