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Benjamin	Sr.
Benjamin is a 43-year-old married man and a father of six school-aged children from Talibon, Bohol. He is a fisherman and has been in the business for more than 15 years. Benjamin is asking for a loan to buy new fishing nets, lead weights, hooks, buckets and ingredients, such as meat and seasonings, for his food vending business. Benjamin hopes that this loan will help him to improve his earnings thus allowing him to support the needs of his family and send his children to school.

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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
  • 363
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $50,877,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Benjamin Sr. to buy new fishing nets, lead weights, hooks, buckets and ingredients, such as meat and seasonings, for his food vending business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 15, 2012
Listed
Nov 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 17, 2013