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Rosie is a 35-year old farmer from the town of San Miguel, Bohol. She is a married woman and has five children ages 7-14. Rosie barely earns 3000 PHP from her farming business. She is asking for a loan to buy fertilizer, pay for labor and pesticides. With this, she will be able to improve the productivity of the farm, thus augmenting her yield and income. In the future Rosie dreams of expanding her farm so that it will generate more revenue. Her children's education is still her priority.

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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

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1315
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,946,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 44.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Rosie to buy fertilizer, pay for labor and pesticides.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 10, 2014
Mar 3, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 6, 2014