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Dionisio is an entrepreneur from Trinidad, Bohol. He sells ready-to-wear clothes like men's and women's shirts. Dionisio also sells slippers and accessories. A hard-working father, Dionisio sells fried chicken to his community so he could have an extra income. He said one of his top priorities is his child's education.

Dionisio requested this loan to buy chicken meat, cooking oil and more items to sell, such as shirts. Dionisio hopes to continue earning and be able to feed his family 3 times a day and keep his child in school.

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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
  • 308
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $52,185,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $150 helped Dionisio to buy chicken meat, cooking oil and more items to sell, such as shirts.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 22, 2011
Jan 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2012