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29-year-old Elyn is a married woman from the town of Banga, in the province of South Cotabato. She has a 9-year-old child.

Elyn has been a farmer for more than 10 years. She helps her husband plant rice and corn at their farm. They usually sell their harvest to rice traders in the town and earn about 7000 Philippine pesos (PHP) per month from farming.

Elyn has requested a loan to purchase 3 sacks of fertilizer, 7 sacks of rice seed, and 4 liters of insecticide. She hopes for the farming business to be stable. She also hopes for her child to finish college someday.

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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
  • 1231
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,817,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Elyn to purchase 3 sacks of fertilizer, 7 sacks of rice seed, and 4 liters of insecticide.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Aug 12, 2011
Aug 25, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2012