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25-year-old Geradio is a married man with a seven-year-old child. He lives in the town of Trinidad, Bohol with his family.

Geradio runs an auto repair shop. He is able to provide for his family with his income. Five months ago, he started a sari-sari store business to help improve his income. He sells items like spices, coffee, eggs and soft drinks.

Geradio works hard to support his family and sustain his child's education. It is his dream to have his child finish college and have a bright future.

Geradio has requested this loan to buy more items to sell, such as soft drinks, rice and canned goods. He hopes for this loan to help grow his sari-sari store 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
  • 1227
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,784,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Geradio to buy more items to sell, such as soft drinks, rice and canned goods.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 13, 2012
Feb 9, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 21, 2012