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Emerenciana is a 37-year-old married woman from Talibon, Bohol. She has three children ages eight, six and three years old. She is engaged in a pottery-making business. She makes pots made of clay and a mixture of cement. She has been operating a pottery for almost nine years. Aside from the pottery business, she also makes baskets made of nito (native palm).

Emerenciana requested a loan of 15,000 PHP to buy more clay, cement, and materials for basket weaving like nito (native palm). In the future, Emerenciana would like to expand both her business to support her family and also to continue send all her children to school.

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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
  • 1331
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,860,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.4
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Emerenciana to buy clay, cement, and materials for basket weaving like nito (native palm).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 18, 2013
Jul 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 20, 2013