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Erlinda
Erlinda S. is from the town of Trinidad. She is 52 years old. Erlinda is married and has 7 children. To make a living, Erlinda owns and operates a food stall. While not the only means for generating revenue, the main source of income for the business comes primarily from tending a "turo-turo" (cooked food counter) in the community. Erlinda wants to increase her earnings and have her own savings.

Erlinda joined CEVI to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Erlinda has successfully repaid a previous loan from CEVI. Erlinda is requesting a new loan of 7,000 PHP which will be used to purchase ingredients for cooking. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to supplement the family's income.

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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.

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About Philippines

  • $1175
    Average annual income
  • 379
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $52,107,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Erlinda to purchase ingredients for cooking.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 27, 2010
Listed
Nov 26, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Apr 15, 2011