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Candelaria is 54 years old and from the town of Ubay, Bohol. She is married and her husband works as a rice farmer.

Candelaria sells fresh fish in the highway where there are customers who have been patronizing her business for 20 years now. She is asking for a loan of 25,000 PHP to buy more fish, soft drinks, and groceries for family consumption.

In the future, she hopes to have enough savings and live a comfortable life .

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
  • 379
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,831,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Candelaria to buy fish, soft drinks, and groceries.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 23, 2013
May 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 20, 2013