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Esterlina is a 54-year-old married woman from Talibon, Bohol. She engages in farming. She grows rice. She has been growing rice for almost 10 years now.

To be able to continue her farming, Esterlina requested a loan of 4,000 Philippines pesos (PHP) to buy fertilizers, medicines, and rice seedlings to improve her yield. Gaining more harvest will provide proper diets and other daily expenses. Esterlina hopes that she will expand her farming business to improve her livelihood status.

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
  • 1792
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $60,919,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $100 helped Esterlina to buy fertilizers, medicines, and additional rice seedlings.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 7, 2013
Jun 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 20, 2013