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Alma
Alma is a 40-year-old married woman and a mother of five children. She is from Getafe, Bohol, Philippines.

She has been engaged in the fishing business for more than five years now. Her husband works as a fisherman.

Alma is requesting a loan to buy fuel and spare parts for the fishing boat. The loan would allow her husband to enhance his daily catch, thus increase their sales in the market.

In the future, Alma dreams of expanding their business so that it will augment their revenue enough to meet the needs of the family.

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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
  • 1154
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $54,677,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Alma to buy fuel and spare parts for the fishing boat.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 17, 2012
Listed
Nov 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 17, 2013