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Basilisa
Basilisa may be 70 years old, but she is still a hard working woman in spite of her age. All her nine children are grown and she is determined not to become dependent on them for her needs.

Since 2002, she has been engaged in fishing and selling fresh fish in her community of Talibon for an income. She also engages in farming. This gives her an average monthly income of 9,000 PHP. She is asking for a loan to buy fishing net, nylon and fertilizer.

In the future, she hopes to live in comfort, and still be able to support herself.

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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
  • 336
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $52,172,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.4
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Basilisa to buy fishing net, nylon and fertilizer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 12, 2013
Listed
Oct 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 17, 2014