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Bernardo is a 57-year-old man from the town of Talibon, Bohol. He is married with two grown children. He engages in a hog-raising business to help augment the income of their household. He raises and sells pigs to earn for a living. His business started a few years ago. He is asking for a loan to buy additional piglets and pig feed to augment his income and also improve his livelihood activity.

In the future, he hopes to expand his hog-raising business and increase business profitability for a sustainable livelihood.

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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.

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
  • 398
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,831,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 45.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Bernardo to buy additional piglets and pig feed.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 28, 2014
Mar 24, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 20, 2014