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Paciencia
Paciencia is a 47-year-old married woman and mother of three who lives in Maribojoc, Bohol. She earns a living by selling fish and has been in this business for more than five years. This is her sole source of her income, and she is requesting a loan to buy more dried fish to sell. This will allow her to increase her sales and profit. Her goal is to expand her business so that it will become a stable source of income for her family and allow her to pay 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.

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About Philippines

  • $1175
    Average annual income
  • 248
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $50,673,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $150 helped Paciencia to buy more dried fish to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 30, 2013
Listed
May 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Oct 17, 2013