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Celsa is a married woman with 12 children. Her younger children still go to school. Celsa's husband works as a fisherman.

Celsa is also engaged in fishing. She sells fresh fish at the market. She sells her husband's catch, and also buys from other fishermen. Celsa also makes dried fish to sell. She works hard to support her big family.

Celsa has requested this loan to purchase a boat engine. She hopes to expand their fishing business in the future.

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
  • 398
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,817,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Celsa to purchase a boat engine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 13, 2012
Jan 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2012