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Caridad is a 36-year-old, married woman and a mother of four young children. They live in Bohol, Philippines. Caridad has been engaged in the fishing business, together with her husband, for more than ten years. This is the way of their living and their source of income.

Caridad is asking for a loan to buy new fishing nets, lead weights, buckets, and other items. With this, her husband will be able to catch more fish and they will have more fish to sell in the market. In the future, Caridad hopes to make their fishing business a success.

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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.

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
  • 529
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $69,869,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Caridad to buy new fishing nets, lead weights, buckets, and other items for her fishing business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 19, 2012
Jan 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013