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Esterlita is a married woman with 6 children aged between 9 and 24 years old. She and her husband run a fishing business in Talibon, Bohol. Her husband operates their fishing boat to catch fish. Esterlita then sells his catch at the market. She also provides tailoring services to her community to help augment the family income.

Esterlita is requesting a loan to purchase fishing nets, lead weights and tailoring materials. She hopes to have sufficient income to sustain her family, especially her children's education.

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
  • 1455
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,151,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Esterlita to purchase fishing nets, lead weights and tailoring materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 23, 2012
May 28, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 18, 2012