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Jacinto is a 62-year-old married man and has been engaged in a tailoring business for more than 15 years now. This is the source of his income which he uses for the daily needs of the family.

Jacinto wants to access a loan to buy additional materials such as cloth, needles and spare parts for the sewing machine such as nuts and bolts. In this manner, he can sew more thus allowing him to accept and cater for more customers.

In the future, Jacinto has hopes of making his business a success.

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.

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About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1464
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,381,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Jacinto to buy additional materials such as cloth, needles and spare parts for his sewing machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 18, 2012
Nov 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013