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Edilberto is a seaweed farmer from Bien Unido, Bohol. He is 53 years old, married with a 3-year-old child. Edilberto earns 10000 PHP per month doing this seaweed farming. He said he hopes for his income to be stable as he is saving for his child's future education.

Edilberto is requesting a loan to purchase seaweed seedlings, straw and other materials. Edilberto hopes for his business to grow and for his family to experience progress in life.

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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.

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About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 363
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,831,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Edilberto to purchase seaweed seedlings, straw and other materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 22, 2012
Mar 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012