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Luisa is a 41-year-old married woman and a mother of five young children from Talibon, Bohol. She has been in the fishing business together with her husband for more than ten years now. This is the source of their income.
Luisa is asking for a loan to buy new fishing nets and buckets for storage. With this, they will be able to enhance their daily catch thus giving them more fish to sell in the market.
In the future, Luisa hopes to improve their business so that it will augment their income. Moreover, she wants to continually send her children to school for better learning.

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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
  • 1892
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $61,096,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Luisa to buy new fishing nets and buckets for storage.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 15, 2012
Dec 4, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013