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Emily P. is from the town of Albur. She is 53 years old, married and has four children. To make a living, Emily makes and sells cooked food. She has a stall where she sells. Emily has added candies and other snacks to her offerings.

Emily joined CEVI to gain access to financial services to improve her living situation and to engage in business activities.

She has successfully repaid a previous loan from CEVI. Emily is requesting a new loan of 10000 PHP to purchase raw ingredients needed to make food. Emily plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve 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 >>

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
  • 1131
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $54,596,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Emily to purchase raw ingredients needed to make products for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 30, 2010
Oct 31, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2011