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Ma. Luisa
Ma. Luisa is 38 years old and comes from Panglao, Bohol. She is married and has two dependent children. Ma. Luisa and her husband have been engaged in their fishing business for 10 years now. This is her main livelihood to support her family. She is asking for a loan to buy new fishing nets, fishing weights, nylon for fishing net repair and materials for making a fence. These will be helpful so their fishing activity will be more productive and successful. The income that they will generate from fishing will be used to buy healthy meals for her family and pay for school fees.

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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

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1302
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,866,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.4
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Ma. Luisa to buy new fishing nets, fishing weights, nylon for fishing net repair and materials for making fence.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 31, 2012
Aug 31, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013