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Romana is a 64-year-old married woman and mother of seven grown children from Bohol, Philippines. For several years, she has been engaged in a hog-raising business. Romana is in need of additional capital for her business. She is requesting a loan to buy additional piglets and feed. With this, she will be able to grow healthy pigs. Romana hopes to improve her business in the future so that it will generate more income. Moreover, Romana wants to reinvest in this lucrative business and save some money for future use.

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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
  • 422
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $69,606,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Romana to buy additional piglets and feed.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 17, 2012
Aug 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013