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Perlita A. is a 33-year-old married woman living in Sta. Josefa, Agusan Del Sur. She has 4 children and 3 of them go to school. Perlita earns through farming and retailing. She tills a rice farm near their house. She also sells various kinds of products at her sari-sari store. Perlita works hard to provide for her family. She says she does everything to keep her family healthy, especially her children.

Perlita needs additional merchandise to sell and farm inputs for her rice field. She applied for a loan of PHP 7,000 that she will use to sustain her business.

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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 >>

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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.

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About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1248
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,895,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Perlita purchase farm supplies and additional merchandise to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Sep 23, 2010
Sep 29, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2011