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Diosdada is a 52-year-old married woman from Talibon, Bohol. She sells "ukay-ukay" (slightly used clothing) in her community, including men's and women's shirts, jeans and blouses. Diosdada works hard to support her husband and provide for her family's needs.

Diosdada is requesting a loan to buy more clothes to sell such as shirts, skirts, and blouses. She hopes that her income will increase and that her family's standard of living will improve.

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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

  • $1175
    Average annual income
  • 1286
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $56,276,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Diosdada to buy clothing, such as shirts, skirts, and blouses, to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 8, 2012
May 26, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2012