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Vicente is 38 years old and from Talibon, Bohol. He is married and has three children between the ages of 4 and 13. For two years now, he has been making candies for a living to support his family. He makes candies from sweet potato, peanuts, and tamarind. This business help him earn 5,000 PHP per month for his children. He is asking for a loan of 15,000 PHP to buy peanuts, sugar, and sweet potatoes.

He hopes that with a loan, he can continue to expand his business. In the future, Vicente would like to be successful in educating his 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.

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About Philippines

  • $1175
    Average annual income
  • 299
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $52,091,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 44.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Vicente to buy peanuts, sugar, and sweet potatoes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 24, 2014
Feb 14, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 6, 2014