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Maria
Maria, age 54, raises pigs to earn an income. She has been engaged in this business for 10 years. To generate additional income, she also has a basket-weaving business. She makes and sells baskets made of buri, a native variety of palm.

Maria and her husband have raised four children, now grown, and live in Corella, Bohol.

Maria has requested a loan in the amount of PhP 10,000 in order to buy feed for her pigs and materials for basket-weaving.

In the future, Maria would like to invest in other business ventures so that she can have a sustainable livelihood.

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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
  • 352
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $52,130,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Maria to buy feed for her pigs and materials for basket-weaving.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 19, 2013
Listed
Mar 3, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 17, 2013