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Sara
Sara is a 33-year-old woman from Carlos P. Garcia, Bohol. She is married and her husband works as a fisherman. While he fishes, Sara also helps by selling fish and farming rice and vegetables. The income provides for her family's basic needs like food and school fees for her two children ages 5 and 7.

Sara is asking for a loan to buy fishing net and fertilizer for her farm. She is hoping that in the future she can further improve her business and generate a better profit for her family.

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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.

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

  • $1175
    Average annual income
  • 370
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $50,755,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Sara buy fishing net and fertilizer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 19, 2012
Listed
Jan 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jul 17, 2013