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Gerelina L. is from the town of Trinidad. She is 43 years old. Gerelina is married and has 3 children aged 16, 14, and 12. To make a living, Gerelina owns & operates a business venture in the food sector, making & selling food. While not the only means for generating revenue, the main source of income for the business comes from making "puto" (rice cakes) and other delicacies for sale. Gerelina also helps her husband plant and harvest rice crops on their farm.

Gerelina joined CEVI to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Gerelina is requesting a new loan of 6000 PHP which will be used to invest in expanding the business. This will be the first loan taken out by Gerelina from CEVI.

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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
  • 507
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $51,053,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 44.4
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $150 helped Gerelina to invest in expanding her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 20, 2010
Jan 18, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2011