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Imelda is 32 years old and is a married woman with a 2-year-old child. She has been running a fishing business with her husband for 5 years. Imelda sells her husband's catch at the market. She also sells banana cue (fried bananas) and rice cakes to her community. Imelda does her best to support her family. She requested a loan to purchase fishing nets and other materials. Imelda hopes to earn better and save for her child's education.

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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
  • 407
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $69,606,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $150 helped Imelda to purchase fishing nets and other materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 23, 2012
May 19, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2012