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Sylvia
Sylvia is a married woman with 2 children. She is 45 years old and has had a sari-sari store (convenience store) for 10 years.

Sylvia sells items such as canned goods, coffee, and shampoo to the people in her community. She is able to provide for her family's daily needs through her business.

Sylvia is requesting a loan of 5000 Philippine pesos (PHP) to buy more items to sell such as rice, canned goods, and soft drinks. In the future, she hopes 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 >>

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
  • 235
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $53,045,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Sylvia to buy items to sell such as rice, canned goods, and soft drinks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 20, 2011
Listed
Sep 26, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Mar 6, 2012