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Lourdes is a 53-year-old married woman from Getafe, Bohol. She has three children aged 29, 21 and 15 years old respectively.

She is engaged in a buying and selling business. She sells dried fish. She has been selling dried fish for almost eight years now.

She requested a loan of 20,000 PHP to buy more fresh fish to be dried. This will help Lourdes gain more capital and enable her to continue to earn for a living.

In the future, Lourdes would like to expand her buying and selling business to provide her family with good food and to save for the college education of her children.

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
  • 472
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $69,645,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.0
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Lourdes to buy more fresh fish to be dried.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 15, 2013
Jun 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 20, 2013