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Elena
Elena is a 34-year-old married woman and mother of four young children from Corella, Bohol, Philippines. She has been engaged in a hog-raising business for several years now. Moreover, she is also doing handicrafts, like basket weaving, as a living.

Elena works hard to support her husband in meeting the needs of their family. As of this time, she is asking for a loan to buy feed for the pigs and additional items for basket weaving, such as bamboo sticks, straw, and others.

In the future, Elena dreams of making her businesses successful and continually supporting the schooling of her children.

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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
  • 282
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $52,849,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Elena to buy feed for her pigs and additional items for basket weaving.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 28, 2012
Listed
Oct 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 17, 2013