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Laura is from the town of Talibon, Bohol. She is 44 years old, married and has four children, ages 16, 19, 21 and 26.

Laura and her husband run a fishing business. Laura sells her husband's catch at the market. She requested a loan to purchase fishing nets, crab traps and gasoline for the boat. Laura hopes to expand their business and improve her family's living situation.

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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
  • 1598
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $60,711,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Laura to purchase fishing nets, crab traps and gasoline.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 23, 2012
May 17, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2012