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Elvira
Elvira is 42 years old, married and has six children, ages 4 to 20. She lives in Antequera, Bohol and is engaged in basket weaving. She sells baskets made of nito, or native palm. Her husband is a carpenter who helps her finance the family's daily needs. She requested a loan of 4,000 PHP to purchase nito (native palm) and wicker (hard-woven fiber formed into a rigid material, usually used for baskets or furniture). In the future, Elvira would like to invest in other ventures to support her family as well as to send her children to school.

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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
  • 1146
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $54,688,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $100 helped Elvira to buy nito or native palm and wicker for basket-making business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 25, 2012
Listed
Nov 8, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 17, 2013