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Estela is a married woman from the town of Baclayon, Bohol. Her husband is a fisherman. Estela sells her husband's catch at the market. Estela needs to support her 11 children out of her income.

Estela is asking for a loan to pay for the repair of the fishing boat.

Her income from fish vending will support her childrens' needs, like food and paying for their education. Estela dreams of making their fishing business a success.

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
  • 442
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $66,141,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Estela to pay for the repair of the fishing boat.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 29, 2013
Nov 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2014