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Ma. Gemma
Ma. Gemma is a 46-year-old, married woman from Panglao, Bohol. She has three children. The oldest child is 19, while the youngest is 7 years old. She raises hogs. She has been in the hog-raising business for almost one year. She earns 7,000 a month by raising hogs. She requested a loan of 5,000 PHP, to buy additional piglets and kinds of feed, like hog booster, and hog finisher pellets. Ma. Gemma would like to expand her business in the future, by investing in other ventures to support her family, as well as to finance the education 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.

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About Philippines

  • $1175
    Average annual income
  • 367
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $50,851,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Ma. Gemma to buy additional piglets and kinds of feed.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 11, 2012
Listed
Nov 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 17, 2013