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Helina is a 44 year old married woman from Carlos P. Garcia, Bohol. She has 4 children. The oldest child is 25 while the youngest is 9. She engage in fishing. She sells fish. Her husband is a fisherman. Helina was the one who sells the catch of her husband. Helina requested a loan of 8,000 PHP to buy fishing materials like fishing net, lead weights, and nylon. In the future,Helina would like to expand her business to provide her family with proper diets and to save for her children's schooling.

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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.

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About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 462
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $69,802,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.4
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Helina to buy fishing materials like fishing net, lead weights, and nylon.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 25, 2013
May 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014