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Paz is a 44-year-old married woman from Panglao, Bohol. She has six children. The oldest child is twenty-four and the youngest is nine. She is engaged in food vending. She sells snack foods and fruit juice to the nearby school. She has been in the food vending business for five years. Aside from food vending, she raises pigs.

She has requested a loan of 4,000PHP to buy more merchandise like fruit juice, feed for her pigs and additional piglets. In the future, Paz would like to expand her business by investing in other ventures to support her family and at the same time send her children to school.

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
  • 1475
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,381,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $100 helped Paz to buy fruit juice, feed and piglets.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 11, 2012
Nov 8, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2013