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Maria Lourdes
Maria Lourdes is a 28-year-old married woman and a mother of two young children from Antequera, Bohol. She has been engaged in her basket weaving business for several years now. This is the source of her income.

Maria Lourdes works hard to earn a living so that she can support her husband in meeting the needs of the family.

Maria Lourdes is asking for a loan to buy more materials for basket weaving, such as buri and wicker. With this, she will be able to weave more baskets to sell in the market, thus augmenting her income.

In the future, Maria Lourdes hopes to make her business a success and save money for the schooling of her children.

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
  • 1876
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $61,001,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.4
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $75 helped Maria Lourdes to buy more materials for basket weaving, such as buri and wicker.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 23, 2012
Nov 19, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2013