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Myrna is a 46-year-old married woman and a mother of four children from Talibon, Bohol, Philippines. She has been in the fishing business with her husband for more than 20 years. This business is the source of their income.

Myrna is asking for a loan to buy new fishing nets, lead weights, buckets and rope. This loan would allow her husband to increase his daily catch, thus giving them more fish to sell at the market. Myrna is optimistic that they will be able to improve their business and make it sustainable through hard work and perseverance.

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
  • 328
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $65,925,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.4
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Myrna to buy new fishing nets, lead weights, buckets and rope.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 31, 2012
Nov 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013