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Marlita is a 45-year-old married woman and a mother of two young children from Bohol, Philippines. She has been engaged in a fish vending business for more than twenty years now. Her husband works as a fisherman.

Marlita is asking for a loan to buy more fish to sell and buckets and baskets for storage. With this, she will be able to improve her sales and profit.

In the future, Marlita hopes to make her business a success. In addition, she wants to save money for the schooling of her children.

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
  • 326
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,796,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Marlita to buy more fish to sell and buckets and baskets for storage.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 6, 2012
Jan 3, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013