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Yolanda is a married woman with 3 children. The oldest child is 14 years old while the youngest is 6.

Yolanda is a farmer working in Banga, South Cotabato. She has been growing rice for 10 years. Yolanda sells her harvest at the market. For the past months, Yolanda earned about 3,000 PHP per month from farming. Yolanda works hard to improve her earnings and sustain her family.

This loan will be used by Yolanda to purchase seeds, fertilizers and other farm inputs. She hopes to earn more and be able to improve their house soon.

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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.

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

  • $1175
    Average annual income
  • 501
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $51,053,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Yolanda to purchase seeds, fertilizers and other farm inputs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 5, 2011
May 21, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 21, 2011