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Antonia is a 46-year-old married woman from Talibon, Bohol. She has an 18-year-old daughter.

She engages in fishing and she sells the fish to customers in the community. She has been selling fish for more than 10 years. Aside from fishing, she also runs a sari-sari (variety) store. She sells goods including cooking oil, eggs, noodles, coffee, soaps and dry goods.

She requested a loan of 10,000 PHP to buy fishing materials and to purchase additional stocks for the store. In the future, Antonia would like to expand her fishing business and also to save for her child's education.

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
  • 1510
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,099,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Antonia to buy fishing materials and to purchase additional stocks for the store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 17, 2013
Jun 20, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 20, 2013