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Esmeralda has been engaged in a fishing business together with her husband for more than 30 years now. She lives with her family in CPG, Bohol. Esmeralda works hard to support her husband in their fishing business.

Esmeralda is asking for a loan to buy new fishing nets, lead weights, hooks and buckets. With this, her husband will be able to improve his catch, thus giving them more fish to sell in the market.

Esmeralda hopes to make their business successful and sustainable. Moreover, she wants to save money for the school expenses of her children and to repay her loan on time.

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
  • 1844
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $60,929,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Esmeralda to buy new fishing nets, lead weights, hooks and buckets.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 4, 2013
Apr 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014