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Hilario is a fisherman from the town of Ubay, Bohol. He is a married man and has been in the fishing business for more than 15 years. Hilario works hard to support the needs of the family, especially for the future schooling of his children. Hilario is asking for a loan to buy new fishing nets, lead weights and fish hooks. With this, he will be able to increase his daily catch which gives him more fish to sell in the market. Hilario dreams of making his fishing venture a success and a stable 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.

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About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1199
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,466,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Hilario to buy new fishing nets, lead weights and fish hooks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 18, 2013
Aug 20, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 22, 2014