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Hansel is 22-year-old married man from Talibon, Bohol. He has 3 children ages 5, 2, and 4 months old. He is engaged in fishing. He catches and, at the same time, sells fish to customers in the community. He has been fishing for more than 2 years. His wife raises hogs to earn additional income.

In order to improve his livelihood activity, Hansel requested a loan of 10,000 PHP to buy fishing materials, additional piglets, and groceries for the family to increase more catch and create more sales to provide his family with proper food and save some profits for his children's education.

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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

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1235
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,800,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Hansel to buy fishing materials, additional piglets, and groceries for the family.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 9, 2013
Jun 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 20, 2013