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Marcela is a married woman from Getafe, Bohol. She has five children.The oldest is 35, while the youngest is six.

Marcela engages in a fish-vending business. She sells fish, crabs, and clams to customers in her community. She has been into fish-vending for almost six years now. Her husband is a fisherman. She is the one who sells her husband's catch.

Marcela requested a loan of PHP 9,000 to buy fishing net. In the future, Marcela would like to expand her business to support her family and also to send her children to school.

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
  • 758
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,325,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Marcela to buy fishing net.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 7, 2013
Jun 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 20, 2013