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Anselma is a married woman and a mother of two children from Bohol, Philippines. She has been engaged in a fishing business, together with her husband, for more than ten years now.

Anselma is asking for a loan to buy fishing nets, hooks and lead weights. With this, her husband will be able to improve his daily catch thus giving them more fish to sell in the market. Anselma hopes of expanding their business in the future.

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
  • 1007
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,411,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Anselma to buy fishing nets, hooks and lead weights.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 24, 2013
Feb 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013