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Prima
Prima of San Miguel, Bohol, has had a rice farming business for 30 years now. She is 57 years old, with one adult son. She works hard on her farm so she can provide for her family's basic needs like food.

She would like for her farming business to be successful. She is asking for a loan to buy fertilizer, insecticides, and a sprayer. These are important so her crops will be resistant to rice diseases. She hopes that in the future, she can continue to sustain her business and save for old age.

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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
  • 371
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $50,808,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Prima to buy fertilizer, insecticides, and a sprayer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 28, 2012
Listed
Oct 5, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 15, 2013