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Lezilda is a 35-year-old woman from the town of San Miguel, Bohol. She is married with two children, aged 2 and 9. She is working hard as a farmer with her husband. Together, they grow rice for an income.

She is asking for a loan to buy fertilizer, quality seedlings, and pesticides and to pay for the hired help. These things are needed for her farming to succeed. Her profit will then be invested in her children's education and the family's daily consumption.

In the future, she hopes to have a bigger farm that she can cultivate for a better profit.

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
  • 365
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,796,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Lezilda to buy fertilizer, quality seedlings, and pesticides and to pay for labor.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 17, 2012
Sep 21, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013