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Vilma is a farmer from the town of San Miguel, Bohol. She has been in the farming business for more 15 years now together with her husband. Her husband also works as a carpenter. This is the source of their income.
Vilma is asking for a loan to buy fertilizer, pesticides and to pay labor costs in the farm. With this, Vilma will be able to improve the productivity of the farm thus augmenting her yield and income. In the future, Vilma 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
  • 1793
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $60,886,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Vilma to buy fertilizer, pesticides and to pay labor costs in the farm.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 24, 2013
Aug 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014