She is engaged in a buying and selling business. She sells dried fish. She has been selling dried fish for almost eight years now.
She requested a loan of 20,000 PHP to buy more fresh fish to be dried. This will help Lourdes gain more capital and enable her to continue to earn for a living.
In the future, Lourdes would like to expand her buying and selling business to provide her family with good food and to save for the college education 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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