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Elena is a 36-year-old married woman with six young children from Talibon, Bohol. She has been engaged in a fishing and oyster business together with her husband for more than 15 years now. Elena is asking for a loan to buy screen nets, bamboo sticks, buckets and other materials for fishing.

Through this loan, Elena will be able to improve their fishing business and make it sustainable and profitable.

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
  • 2081
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $61,189,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Elena to buy screen nets, bamboo sticks, buckets and other materials for fishing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 21, 2013
Apr 20, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013