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Dalmacia is a 68-year-old married woman from Getafe, Bohol. She is engaged in making furniture made of bamboo, such as cribs, chairs and tables. She has been making bamboo furniture for more than ten years.

She requested a loan of 9,000 PHP to buy bamboo, nails and varnish.

In the future, Dalmacia hopes to succeed and to have a sustainable livelihood in order to save some of the profits in preparation for old age.

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
  • 1557
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,060,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.4
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Dalmacia to buy bamboo, nails and varnish.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 18, 2013
Jul 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 20, 2013