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Vicenta is a 47-year-old woman from Panglao, Bohol. She has four children. The oldest is 27 years old and the youngest is 13 years old. She engaged in the hog-raising business for five years now. She earns PHP 25,000 per month. This is the source of her income. Her husband is a laborer.

Vicenta is requesting a loan to buy piglets, hog grower, and medicine. Through this loan, she will be able to buy and raise healthy pigs and sell them in her community.

In the future, Vicenta hopes to expand her business and to gain more profit. She also wants to renovate her house.

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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.

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About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1071
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,698,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Vicenta to buy piglets, hog grower, and medicine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 7, 2013
Feb 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013