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Vicky is 48 years old and is a married woman with 5 children. The oldest child is 27 years old and the youngest is 17. Vicky has had a sari-sari store for 2 years. She sells items like noodles, detergent soap and purified water. She earns about 2000 PHP per month from the store. Vicky also cooks viands that she sells around the neighborhood during lunch time.

Vicky requested a loan of 5000 PHP to buy more items to sell such as noodles, shampoo and purified water. Vicky hopes to earn better and be able to expand her store.

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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
  • 1326
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,860,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Vicky buy more items to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 25, 2011
Jun 21, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011