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Epifania is 58 years old and a widow. She is left with four children, with the oldest being 28 years old.

Epifania runs a fishing business. She hires an operator for her fishing boat. Epifania has been running her business for 15 years. She works hard to support her children. She decided to put up a sari-sari (variety) store business to augment her income.

Epifania has requested a loan to buy fishing nets and more items to sell at her store. Epifania hopes for her family to have a better quality of life.

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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
  • 817
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,360,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.4
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Epifania to buy fishing nets and more items to sell at her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 12, 2011
Oct 27, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2012