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Rita is a 42-year-old married woman with eight children. The oldest child is 17 years old. Rita's husband works as a farmer.

Rita is also a farmer working in Trinidad, Bohol. She and her husband own a plot of land that they till to grow rice crops. They also hire laborers to help till their land. According to Rita, they sell their harvest to rice traders and this earns them about 5000 PHP per month. Rita does her best to assist her husband with their business and send their children to school.

Rita requested this loan to purchase fertilizers and pay for labor. Rita hopes that in the future, her family will have a better quality of life.

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
  • 438
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $69,767,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 44.0
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Rita to purchase fertilizers and pay for labor.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 22, 2011
Jan 12, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2012