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Richelda is a 27-year-old married woman with two children aged 7 and 5. She is from Talibon, Bohol. She goes fishing and sells fish. She has been fishing for almost five years. Aside from fishing, she also goes seaweed farming. She grows and sells seaweed. She requested a loan of 5,000 PHP to buy more seaweed seedlings and house repair items. In the future, Richelda would like to expand both of her businesses to support the education of her children and to be able to pay her weekly loan dues.

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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
  • 327
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,648,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Richelda to buy more seaweed seedlings and house repair items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 31, 2013
Aug 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 22, 2014