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Elvira
Elvira is 49 years old and is from the municipality of Talibon, Bohol. She is married with six children, ages 9-24.

Elvira is struggling to meet the needs of her family if she only depends on her husband. So she helps him with their livelihood which is fishing. Aside from her husband doing the fishing, she helps by selling fresh fish for five years now. She is asking for a loan to buy more fresh fish and shellfish to sell.

She hopes that in the future, she will be able to expand her business and have a better income so she can provide her family well.

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More information about this loan

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.

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

  • $1175
    Average annual income
  • 277
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $53,225,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Elvira buy fish and shellfish.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 20, 2013
Listed
Sep 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 23, 2014