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Maria Eda
Maria Eda is a 47-year-old married woman from Talibon, Bohol. She has 3 children, ages 18, 17 and 7 respectively. She is engaged in a pottery making business. She makes pots for flowers and decorative jars for indoors. To be able to continue its operation, Maria Eda requested a loan of 25,000 PHP to buy materials used in pottery making, as well as lumber and nipa for where the pots are being stored. In the future, Maria Eda would like to expand her pottery making business to support her family and also to save for the 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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About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1314
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,946,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Maria Eda to buy materials used in pottery making, and lumber and nipa for where the pots are being stored.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 13, 2013
Jul 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 20, 2013