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Gelasia is a 61-year-old married woman from Panglao, Bohol. She has 12 grown children. She has operated a motorcycle transportation business in her community for seven years. Her husband is a farmer. She requested a loan of 18,000 PHP to pay for fuel and maintenance, such as oil changes and tires. She needs to perform this maintenance in order to continue to serve her customers. In the future, Gelasia would like to invest in other ventures to have a sustainable livelihood while she prepares for retirement.

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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
  • 329
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $66,024,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.0
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Gelasia to pay for fuel and maintenance.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 29, 2013
Jan 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013