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Avelina is a 54-year-old married woman from Talibon, Bohol. She engages in farming. She grows and sells rice. During her leisure time, Avelina makes native hats out of buri (palm) to augment her income. She has been growing rice for 10 years. To improve her harvest, she requested a loan of 5,000 PHP to buy two sacks of fertilizer and pay a laborer's fee. In the future, Avelina would like to expand her farming business to improve her family's living status.

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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
  • 715
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,241,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Avelina to buy two sacks of fertilizer and pay a laborer's fee.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 31, 2013
Aug 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 22, 2014