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Lolita
Lolita, a 59-year-old married mother of three children, lives in Talibon, Bohol, Philippines where she has been engaged in a fish-vending business for more than 20 years now. Her husband works as a fisherman.



Lolita is requesting a loan worth 6000 PHP to buy fishing nets, lead weights and fuel for the boat. With these, her husband will be able to enhance his daily catch, thus giving her more fish to sell in the market.



Lolita hopes to make her business a success and experience the fullness of life together with her 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.

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
  • 246
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $53,116,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $150 helped Lolita to buy fishing nets, lead weights and fuel for the boat.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 6, 2012
Listed
Oct 3, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 15, 2013