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Helen
Helen, 49, has 1-hectare rice field and a sari-sari store. Aside from that, she also raises pigs. At first, she borrowed money from other dealers to have capital but she only profits very little because of high interest. When Community Economic Ventures, Inc. came, it made it easier for her to secure additional capital and her business is progressing.

She is currently requesting a loan of 15,000 Php. This will allow her to buy farm supplies and groceries. She works as much as she can to support her family and her 3 children.

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On Friday November 8, 2013, Super Typhoon Haiyan made its way through Southeast Asia, causing substantial damage to homes and businesses in areas of the Philippines. Given the state of devastation following this storm, borrowers living and working in these areas may have difficulty making repayments on their loans, thus making their Kiva loans higher risk. More 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

  • $1175
    Average annual income
  • 956
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $54,434,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 45.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Helen farm supplies and groceries to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 18, 2010
Listed
Mar 23, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Sep 15, 2010