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Ma. Linda
Ma. Linda P. is a vegetable grower. Everyday she waters and cultivates the soil that surrounds her plants to make them grow healthy so she will be able to sell them all at quality cost. She is 48 years old and has three lovely children. Her husband is a rice grower. Together, they spend their lives growing crops to have enough food for the family. Farming is their life, and all the money that they earn comes from the proceeds they get after selling their crops. Aside from sending all of their children to college, they dream of having a stall where they can display all their produce. In this way, they will earn a bit bigger profit from their business.

Ma. Linda requested a loan from CEVI to purchase the needed fertilizer for their farm. Through this loan, she believes she will meet their plans of having a good harvest. She is also looking into some other possible income areas to contribute to the family income.

CEVI is happy about how Ma. Linda manages her business. Ma. Linda has made use of the credit assistance, training, and insurance coverage services that CEVI gives to all its clients.

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
  • 438
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $69,632,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 47.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Ma. Linda to purchase fertilizer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Dec 22, 2008
Jan 19, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2009