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Lorna is 41 years old and married. She has four children, age 9, 14, 20 and 21.

Lorna runs a fishing business with her husband. According to her, fishing has been their main source of income for the past 20 years. Lorna does her best to improve their business and keep their family together.

Lorna requested this loan to buy fishing nets, bait and crab traps. This will help Lorna and her husband have more fish to catch and sell.

In the future, Lorna hopes for her family to have a better quality of life.

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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
  • 1163
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,777,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 44.0
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Lorna to buy fishing nets, bait and crab traps.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 22, 2011
Jan 12, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 21, 2012