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Estrellita
Estrellita is a farmer from the town of San Miguel, Bohol. She is a married woman and has two children. She has been in the farming business for more three years now with her husband. This is the source of their income.

Estrellita is asking for a loan to buy fertilizer and pesticides, and to pay the labor cost of the farm. With this, Estrellita will be able to improve the farm's productivity thus augmenting her yield and income. In the future, Estrellita hopes to make her business a success and a sustainable source of income. In addition, Estrellita wants to save money for the schooling of her children.

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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

  • $1175
    Average annual income
  • 359
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $52,140,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Estrellita to buy fertilizer and pesticides, and to pay the labor cost of the farm.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 24, 2013
Listed
Aug 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 6, 2014