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Marites is a 42-year-old married woman from Talibon, Bohol. She runs a fishing business with her husband. She sells fresh fish and crabs at her town's market. She also makes dried fish to sell. Marites works hard to increase their daily income and sustain her family. She requested a loan to purchase fishing nets and crab traps. Marites hopes for her family to be financially stable in the future.

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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
  • 1940
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $61,098,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Marites to purchase fishing nets and crab traps.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 23, 2012
May 28, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2012