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Bernadette is a 47-year-old married woman from Trinidad, Bohol. She has seven children ranging in age from 27 to 12. She is engaged in the fish-vending business. She has been in this business for 25 years. Her husband is a fisherman. She sells fish, sea shells and shrimp to customers in her community. She requested a loan of 7,000 PHP to buy a fishnet, fishhooks and floaters. In the future, Bernadette would you like to expand her business to support her family as well as to save for her children's education.

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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
  • 1821
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $60,866,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Bernadette to buy a fish net, fishhooks and floaters.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 11, 2013
Jan 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013