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Apolonia is a fish vendor from the town of Maribojoc on Bohol, the Philippines. She is a married woman and the mother of five children. Her husband works as a carpenter. Apolonia is asking for a loan to buy more fish stocks. With this, she will be able to increase her sales to the people in her community, thus boosting her income. In the future, Apolonia hopes to make her business a sustainable success.

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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

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1109
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,502,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Apolonia to buy more fish to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 11, 2013
Apr 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2014