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Erlinda
Erlinda is a 50-year-old married woman and a mother of six children. They live in Trinidad, Bohol, Philippines. Erlinda is in the farming business. She helps her husband in tilling their farm.
Erlinda works hard to support her husband in meeting the needs of the family, especially for the schooling of their children. Erlinda is asking for a loan to buy fertilizer and pesticides for the farm and to pay the school fees of her children. With this, they will be able to improve their farm and eventually their harvest.
In the future, Erlinda hopes to make her business a success and sustainable.

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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
  • 234
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $53,045,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Erlinda to buy fertilizer and pesticides for the farm and to pay the school fees of her children.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 18, 2013
Listed
Jan 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 17, 2013