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Divina is a married woman from Talibon, Bohol. She has nine children, eight of whom are school-age.

Divina sells processed sea cucumbers and seashells. She has a regular buyer, which makes it easier for her to sell her products. Divina works hard to improve her business. She requested a loan to buy more sea cucumbers and seashells to sell.

Divina's hopes for the future are for her business to grow and for her children to finish college and become successful.

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
  • 1855
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $60,929,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Divina to buy more sea cucumbers and seashells to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 23, 2012
May 17, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2012