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Alberta
Alberta is a 57-year-old, married woman from Garcia, Bohol. She has six grown children. For the past 20 years, she and her husband have operated a fishing business together. She earns approximately 15,000 PHP per month. She and her husband use this income to meet their daily needs.

Alberta is requesting a 20,000 PHP loan to buy fishing nets, hooks and floaters. She wants to buy new fishing materials to replace the old ones. Through this loan, she will be able to catch many fish and sell them to her local community to earn more income.

In the future, Alberta hopes to expand her business.

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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
  • 1168
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $54,828,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Alberta to buy fishing nets, hooks and floaters.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 12, 2013
Listed
Feb 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 17, 2013