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Lucena is a 47-year-old married woman with 7 children. Her children are aged between 12 and 27 years old. Lucena's husband works as a fisherman.

Lucena owns and manages a sari-sari store in Trinidad, Bohol. She sells items like eggs, soap, shampoo, cooking oil, vinegar and canned goods. Lucena also sells vegetables to her community. She earns about 5000 Philippine pesos (PHP) per month from this business.

Lucena has requested this loan to buy more items to sell such as vegetables, canned goods and eggs. She hopes this loan will help improve her 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.

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

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1292
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,936,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Lucena to buy more items to sell such as vegetables, canned goods and eggs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 22, 2011
Jan 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 21, 2012