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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.

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
  • 1216
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,466,825
    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
Dec 19, 2012
Jan 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013