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Maureen is a 24-year-old married woman with four children. She lives in Talibon, in Bohol in the Philippines. Maureen has worked in pig husbandry for two years, and this is her main source of income. Her husband works as a fisherman.

Maureen is asking for a loan so that she can buy feeds for the pigs, and additional ingredients to cook like vegetables, meat, seasoning and cooking oil. With this loan, she will be able to improve her business and her income. In the future, Maureen dreams of making her business more successful. She would like to be able to save money for the schooling of her children.

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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
  • 309
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $50,697,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $100 helped Maureen to buy the feeds for the pigs, and additional ingredients to cook like vegetables, meat, seasoning and cooking oil.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 10, 2013
May 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013