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Ma. Celsa
Ma. Celsa is a 65-year-old married woman from Bohol, Philippines. She is a mother of a grown-up son. Ma. Celsa is engaged in a fishing business with her husband. Her husband works as a fisherman.

Ma. Celsa is asking for a loan to buy fishing nets, lead weights, hooks and buckets. With this, her husband will be able to enhance his catch thus giving them more fish to sell in the market. Ma. Celsa has hopes of making their fishing business a success and sustainable. She also wants to save money so that she can repay her loan on time.

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
  • 400
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $66,139,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $75 helped Ma. Celsa to buy fishing nets, lead weights, hooks and buckets.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 31, 2013
Feb 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013