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Lilia is a 43-year-old married woman with 4 children between the ages of 19 and 25. Her husband works as a fisherman. Lilia is also involved in fishing. She sells her husband's catch and buys more fish to sell. She works hard to provide for her family's daily needs and to send their children to school.

Lilia is requesting a loan to purchase a boat engine. She hopes to expand their fishing business in the future.

Additional 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

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1874
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $61,001,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $150 helped Lilia to purchase a boat engine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 23, 2012
Apr 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012