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Enelsa is a 31-year-old married woman from Getafe, Bohol. She has two children. The oldest is 15, and the youngest is six years old. She engages in bamboo selling. She has been in this business for two years now. This is the source of her income.
Enelsa is requesting a loan for additional capital to purchase bamboo. Bamboo can be used for fences, sticks, and bamboo matting. With this loan, she can purchase bamboo, and then she can sell it to her customer.
In the future, Enelsa hopes to expand her business and have a better life.

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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

  • $1175
    Average annual income
  • 1086
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $54,720,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $100 helped Enelsa to purchase bamboo.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 19, 2013
Apr 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013