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Samuel, a fisherman for more than 20 years, lives in Bien Unido, Bohol. A married father of two children, Samuel also operates a sari-sari or variety store selling various goods.

Samuel is requesting a loan to buy fishing nets and additional stocks to sell in his store such as canned goods, candies, rice, soap, toiletries, etc. As a result, he will be able to improve his fishing and store businesses.

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
  • $69,650,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Samuel to buy fishing nets and addtional stocks to sell in his store like canned goods, candies, rice, soap, toiletries, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 15, 2013
May 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 20, 2013