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Marijen is a 34-year-old, married woman from Dauis, Bohol. She has four children. The oldest child is 8, while the youngest is 3. Marijen sells fish in her community as a source of livelihood. Her husband is a fisherman. She earns 3,000 pesos a month by doing the fish vending. She requested a loan of 17,000 PHP to purchase a fish net, and have additional capital to acquire more fish to sell. Marijen would like to expand her business by investing in other business ventures to support her family and at the same time to save for the education of her children.

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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
  • 549
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $69,906,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Marijen to buy a fish net and additional fish to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 11, 2012
Nov 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013