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Lourdes is a married woman from Talibon, Bohol. She has four grown children and two children under the age of 18. She has been engaged in a piggery business for 10 years now. This is the source of her income.

Lourdes is requesting a loan to buy feed and more piglets. Through this loan, she will be able to raise and sell more pigs and can generate more income. In the future, Lourdes hopes to expand her business. She wants her two youngest children to continue their schooling to have a better future.

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
  • 454
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $69,701,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.0
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Lourdes to buy feed and more piglets.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 30, 2012
Dec 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013