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Teresita is a 53-year-old woman from Carlos P. Garcia, Bohol. She is married with eight children. Teresita has been in the business of weaving mats to earn a living for her family since 2008.

She is asking for a loan to buy buri leaves and dye for her mat weaving. Her income will take care of food and some school fees of her children. She hopes that she can do more for her business so she can provide better for her family.

In the future, she hopes to have a better chance of venturing into other business for an increased income.

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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
  • 352
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,736,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Teresita to buy dye and buri leaves.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 23, 2013
May 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 20, 2013