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Mildred is a married woman from Talibon, Bohol, Philippines. She is engaged in hog-raising and buying scrap for her income. It is a source of joy for her to be of help to her husband, who works as a van driver. She is asking for a loan to buy feed, piglets, and more scrap from her suppliers. Her income helps to make both ends meet, especially for her four school-aged children. This loan will make her planned business sustainable. She hopes to increase her hog-raising business so she can keep her children in school. Any additional profit will be for her family's daily consumption and savings.

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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

  • $1175
    Average annual income
  • 359
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $50,890,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Mildred to buy feed, piglets, and more scrap.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 31, 2012
Aug 11, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013