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Ma. Lyn
Ma. Lyn M., 29 years old, has been a food vendor for three years. Ma. Lyn is married and has two children. To make a living, Ma. Lyn owns & operates a business preparing and selling cooked food for daily meals. She is seeking funds to help her buy additional merchandise. She is working very hard to be able to help buy the basic needs of her family.

She needs a loan of PHP 5,000. She will use the loan to buy food ingredients. In that way, she will be able to provide her customers with more food with variety. She said that she likes the services of CEVI. She likes it because she also has micro-insurance coverage.

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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

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1256
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,895,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 45.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Ma. Lyn to purchase raw ingredients needed to make products for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 9, 2010
Jul 29, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2010