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Venerando is a fisherman from the town of Bien Undido, Bohol. He has been a fisherman for 32 years. He is married with eight children aged three to 23. He works hard to provide for his family's needs.

He is asking for a loan to buy a new engine for his fishing boat. This will guarantee to Venerando that his fishing activity will be smooth and always productive. His income will support the needs of his family for things such as food and school fees. In the future, he hopes to make a bigger business out of fishing to better provide for his family.

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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

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 935
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,405,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Venerando to buy a boat engine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 17, 2012
Sep 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013