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Veronica is a married woman with 5 children. She is 46 years old and has had a sari-sari store business for 5 years.

Veronica sells items like canned goods to the people in her community. She usually earns about 4,000 PHP per month through her sari-sari store. Veronica also raises pigs in her backyard. She fattens the pigs and sells them at the market.

Veronica is requesting a loan of 12,000 PHP to buy more items, such as noodles and spices, to sell. She also plans to buy feeds and vitamins for the pigs. Veronica hopes to have a stable 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.

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About Philippines

  • $1175
    Average annual income
  • 297
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $52,099,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.5
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Veronica to buy more items to sell, such as noodles and spices.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 27, 2011
May 28, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2011