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Chora is a 34-year-old married woman and a mother of three children from Carlos P. Garcia, Bohol. She has been engaged in the mat-weaving business for more than five years now. This is the source of her income. Her husband works as a fisherman.

Chora is asking for a loan to buy materials for mat weaving like romblon, dye and others. Through this, she will be able to weave more mats and increase her sales and income. In the future, Chora hopes to make her business a success and a sustainable source of income. Moreover, she also wants to save money for the schooling of her children.

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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
  • 449
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $69,660,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $150 helped Chora to buy materials for mat weaving like romblon, dye and others.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 2, 2013
May 31, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 20, 2013