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Cresencia is 61 years old, married and has 4 children, whose ages range from 20 to 30 years old. Her husband is a retired teacher.

Cresencia has been in the tailoring business for 8 years. She makes dresses and provides general alterations. She also buys gowns that she rents to the people in her town. Cresencia is requesting a loan of 16,000 PHP to purchase more clothing and tailoring materials. She hopes to be able to make wedding gowns someday.

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
  • 1878
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $61,001,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.5
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Cresencia to purchase more clothing and tailoring materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 18, 2011
Mar 31, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011