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Jocelyn is a married woman and a mother of four children who are still attending school. She lives in the town of San Miguel, Bohol with her family.

Jocelyn is engaged in retail sales of wood and lumber. She is also engaged in a hog raising business. These are the sources of her income.

Jocelyn is asking for a loan to buy more piglets to raise and animal feed for the pigs. With this, she will be able to grow healthy pigs that she can sell after a few months. Jocelyn wants to improve her business so that it will generate more revenue necessary for the needs of the family, especially 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.

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
  • 1528
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $56,630,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Jocelyn to buy more piglets to raise and animal feed for the pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 20, 2013
Oct 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 22, 2014