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Melanie
Melanie is a 31-year-old married woman, and the mother of three young children from Bien Unido, Bohol. She and her husband are in the fishing business, which they have been doing for more than 12 years. This is their source of income.

Melanie is asking for a loan to buy new fishing nets, lead weights, fish hooks, and others things.

In the future, Melanie hopes to make their business successful and sustainable.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

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
  • 1289
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $56,360,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Melanie to buy new fishing nets, lead weights, fish hooks, and other things.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 19, 2013
Listed
Mar 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 17, 2013