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Edisa is a 44 year old married woman from Talibon, Bohol. She has 3 children aged 24,19 and 15. She engages in fishing and sells her catch. She has been fishing for almost 10 years. Due to lack of materials that is very essential in her daily work, she requests a loan of 10,000 PHP to buy fishing nets, nylon, floaters and lift weights. In the future, Edisa hopes that out of the profits she earned, she would be able to purchase a new fishing boat and continue to support the education 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.

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About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 328
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,768,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Edisa to buy fishing nets, nylon, floaters and lift weights.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 31, 2013
Aug 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 22, 2014