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Germana is a 50-year-old married woman from Antequera, Bohol. She has two children, ages 25 and 23. She is engaged in buying and selling bermuda grass, a medium- to fine-textured warm-season turf grass that has has excellent heat, drought, and salt tolerance but does not do well in shade.

Aside from this business, she raises hogs. She earns 5,000 PHP a month from both business. She requested a loan of 8,000 PHP for additional capital to buy more bermuda grass, piglets and feed. Germana would like to augment her business to improve her livelihood.

Additional 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

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1860
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $61,075,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Germana to buy bermuda grass, piglets, and feed.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 18, 2012
Nov 8, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2013