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Edmundo is 49 years old and from Talibon, Bohol. For 20 years, he has been a fisherman. He is married and has four children (ages 8, 12, 15 and 19). Through his fishing business he faithfully supports his family's needs. Edmundo also catches crabs in Talibon. He is asking for a loan to buy fishing net and crab traps to earn a better income. He is working hard so his children can go to school and can eat a nutritious diet. In the future, he hopes to have other business options to better provide for his family.

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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.

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About Philippines

  • $1175
    Average annual income
  • 1153
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $54,677,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $150 helped Edmundo to buy fishing net and crab traps.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 27, 2012
Aug 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013