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Dioscoro is a 42-year-old married man with three children ages 20, 16 and 12. Dioscoro makes "tuba" (coconut wine) and vinegar to earn a living. Dioscoro earns about 3,500 PHP per month with this business. Dioscoro owns a coconut farm, which is the source of his wine and vinegar. Dioscoro works hard to increase his earnings and sustain his children's education. He plans to use his loan to buy containers and food coloring. Dioscoro hopes to improve his family's living conditions.

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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.

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About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 766
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,325,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Dioscoro to buy supplies for his wine and vinegar making business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 28, 2012
Mar 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2012