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Myrna is 39 years old and is a married woman with two children, ages 7 and 8 years old. Myrna and her husband are both farmers. They primarily grow rice crops to sell. Myrna’s husband also manages a fishpond. To help augment their income, Myrna decided to put up a small sari-sari store. She sells items like canned goods, noodles, coffee and sugar. She said she could do household chores while managing their store.

Myrna has requested this loan to purchase fertilizers and other farm inputs. She hopes to sustain her children’s education through their businesses.

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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

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1261
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,895,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Myrna to purchase fertilizers and other farm inputs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Aug 22, 2011
Sep 5, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 6, 2012