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Wilma is a mat weaver from the town of Ubay, Bohol. She is a married woman and the mother of four children. Wilma has been in the mat-weaving business for more than five years. This is the source of her income.

Wilma is asking for a loan to buy more materials for making mats, for example nipa, romblon, straw, and dyes. With these materials, she will be able to make more mats and sell them to the market. In the future, Wilma hopes to make her business a success and a sustainable source of income.

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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
  • 1938
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $61,097,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Wilma to buy more materials for making mats, for example nipa, romblon, straw, and dyes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 18, 2013
Aug 20, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 22, 2014