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Paciana is a 48-year-old woman from Bohol, Philippines. She has six children and her husband is a farmer. Paciana has been in the hog raising business for years now.

Paciana wants to improve her business but she needs funds to do so. She is requesting a loan to buy feed for the hogs. Paciana also wants to buy additional piglets to raise.

With the loan, Paciana will finally be able to make plans for expanding her business.

Paciana hopes to see her family live a bountiful life. And she believes that this would be possible if she will be provided with financial support through loans.

Any additional revenue will be used to finance the family's daily consumption and the educational expenses of her children.

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More information about this loan

On Friday November 8, 2013, Super Typhoon Haiyan made its way through Southeast Asia, causing substantial damage to homes and businesses in areas of the Philippines. Given the state of devastation following this storm, borrowers living and working in these areas may have difficulty making repayments on their loans, thus making their Kiva loans higher risk. More 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
  • 1293
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,910,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Paciana to buy feed for the hogs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 19, 2012
Jul 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 18, 2012