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Erlinda
Erlinda is 60 years old and is from San Miguel, Bohol, Philippines. She is married with four children aged 16-25 years old. Erlinda is engaged in buying and selling bananas in her community to earn an income. She is asking for a loan to buy cassava and bananas from farmers so she can sell the crops at the market for a profit. Erlinda dreams of improving her business' profitability so she can provide for her family. In the future, she hopes to help her children be successful with their studies.

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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.

You can show your support for CEVI by joining the Friends of CEVI Kiva Lending Team. Learn more by visiting the CEVI website.

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About Philippines

  • $1175
    Average annual income
  • 355
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $52,107,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.4
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Erlinda to buy cassava and bananas to sell at the market.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 29, 2013
Listed
Sep 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 23, 2014