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Esterlita is a married woman and a mother of three children. They live in Bohol, a province in the Philippines. Esterlita and her husband have been engaged in the fishing business for more than 15 years. She is also engaged in dried fish making and vending.

Esterlita needs a loan for their fishing business. She is asking for a loan to buy new fishing nets, lead weights and fuel for the boat. With this, her husband will be able to improve his catch, thus giving them more fish to dry and sell.

Additional 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

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1941
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $61,098,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 44.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Esterlita to buy new fishing nets, lead weights and fuel for her boat.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 17, 2013
Jan 14, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 6, 2014