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Pablita is a 46-year-old married woman from Loon, Bohol.She has three children. The oldest child is 16, while the youngest is 12 years old.

Pablita raises hogs. Aside from the hog raising business, she also sells snack foods like banana cue, boiled camote, and puto (rice cakes) to nearby school cafeterias in her community during school days. She is requesting a loan of 12,000 PHP to buy feed for the hogs and merchandise to resell, such as bananas, sugar, rice and camote.

Pablita hopes that her business will be successful so that she can support her family as well as support the schooling of her children.

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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

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1049
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,661,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Pablita to buy feed and to buy additional merchandise for resale, such as bananas and sugar.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 23, 2012
Nov 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2013