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Gaudiosa, 46 years old, is married and has 3 children aged 8, 11 and 16. She has operated a sari-sari (variety) store business for 3 years. Gaudiosa earns 7,000 PHP per month selling various items such as toiletries, canned goods and snack foods. Gaudiosa hopes for her income to increase and to be able to sustain her children's education. She requested a loan to purchase canned goods, noodles and other merchandise to sell. Gaudiosa hopes for this loan to help increase her sales and profitability.

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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

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1502
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,173,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Gaudiosa to purchase canned goods, noodles and other merchandise to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 9, 2012
May 28, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2012