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Mirasol
Mirasol is a fish vendor from the town of Bien Unido, Bohol. She is 46 years old and married with seven children. Her eldest is 26, and her youngest is 15. Her husband also works as a fisherman to help augment the family's income. Mirasol's business has been her source of livelihood for 26 years now. Aside from selling fresh fish, she also dries fish for additional income. Dried fish is a common appetizer for most Filipinos.

She is asking for a loan to buy gasoline, repair her boat's engine, and buy sacks of rice for her family's consumption. She hopes that her business will flourish so she can send her children to school and give them a better future.

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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
  • 346
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $52,140,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Mirasol to buy gasoline, repair her boat's engine, and buy sacks of rice.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 17, 2012
Listed
Sep 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 15, 2013