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Ma. Nila
Ma. Nila is from the town of Bien Unido in the province of Bohol. She is married with two children aged 18 and 19. Ma. Nila sells fish for a living. She started this business three years ago to help support her family.

She is asking for a loan to buy more fresh fish, pay school fees and food for the family.

Ma. Nila is determined to see her children finish their education and have a healthy diet. She hopes that in the future her business will become very successful and she will be self-sufficient and will be able to depend on her income for everything that her family needs.

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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
  • 294
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $52,217,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $150 helped Ma. Nila to buy more fresh fish, pay school fees and buy food for the family.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 31, 2012
Sep 4, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013