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Jessica is a 32-year-old, married woman from Talibon, Bohol. She has three children, ages 12 years old, 13 years old, and 11 months old.

Jessica engages in an animal-raising business. She raises and sells hogs and cows. She has been raising hogs and cows for almost five years.

Aside from animal-raising, she does food-vending. She sells rice cakes to augment her income.

Jessica requested a loan of PHP 10,000 to buy an additional cow and feed and more ingredients for her food-vending business, like flour, sugar, and rice.

In the future, Jessica hopes to improve her living conditions and to provide her children with a quality education.

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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
  • $57,861,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Jessica to buy an additional cow and feed and more ingredients for her food-vending business, like flour, sugar, and rice.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 19, 2013
Aug 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014