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Ma. Lina
Lina is a 45 year old woman from the town of Bien Unido, Bohol in the Philippines. She is married with 3 children aged 21,16 and 9 years old respectively.

Lina has a fish vending business. She sells various types of fresh fish to the people in her community. Her business started 7 years ago. Lina is asking for a loan to buy more fresh fish and octopus to resell.

In the future, she hopes to expand her fish vending business and increase business profitability for her children’s education.

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
  • 361
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,831,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Ma. Lina to buy more fresh fish and octopus to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 13, 2013
Oct 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2014