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Edgardo is a 62-year-old, married man from Ubay, Bohol. He and his wife have five grown-up children.

For more than ten years, he has been engaged in the hog-raising business, which is the primary source of his family's income.

Edgardo is requesting a loan to buy additional piglets to raise and to renovate the pigpen. Edgardo believes that this loan will help him increase his earnings.

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
  • 2101
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $61,204,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $75 helped Edgardo to expand and improve his business by purchasing additional piglets and renovating his pigpen.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 6, 2012
Dec 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013