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Conchita is a 55-year-old married woman and mother of five children. She is from San Miguel, Bohol. Conchita has been engaged in tuba (coconut wine) vending, farming, and raising hogs for several years now. Her husband works as a farmer. Conchita works hard to support her husband to meet the needs of her family. She is planning for the expansion of her business but lacks capital.

Conchita is requesting a loan to buy fertilizer for her crops, feed for her pigs, and more coconut wine to sell in the neighborhood. In the future, she dreams of exploring new business ventures to augment her income.

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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
  • 325
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $52,185,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Conchita to buy fertilizer for her crops, feed for her pigs, and buy more coconut wine to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 17, 2012
Nov 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013