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Berlinda
Berlinda is a 50-year-old married woman and a mother of four children from Antequera, Bohol. Berlinda has been engaged in a basket-weaving business for more than 23 years now. This is the source of her income.

Berlinda is asking for a loan to buy materials for basket weaving like nito, buri ("native palm") and wicker. Through this loan, she will be able to weave more, thus augmenting her sales and income. In the future, Berlinda dreams of expanding her ventures in order to generate more revenue.

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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.

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
  • 1420
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $56,534,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Berlinda to buy materials for basket weaving like nito, buri and wicker.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 11, 2013
Listed
Apr 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Oct 17, 2013