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Nemesia was fond of making dresses and other clothes even when she was younger. Now that she is 58, married and has three children, she uses her skills to earn a living. She set up a space at her house that serves as her tailoring shop. She hopes to improve her space so she can work better. She applied for a loan of PHP 10,000 from Community Economic Ventures, Inc. The loan will be used to buying cloth, thread and other materials she needs for tailoring.

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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
  • 484
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $69,645,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 45.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Nemesia to buy cloth and tailoring materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 10, 2010
Mar 31, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2010