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Catalina
Catalina is 53 years old and lives in the town of Talibon, Bohol with her family. She is married to a fisherman and they have five children aged between 10 and 22 years. Catalina has had a sari-sari (variety) store for two years. She earns about 7000 PHP per month selling eggs, snack foods, soft drinks and canned goods.

Catalina is working hard to help provide for her family's needs and to sustain her children's education. She is requesting a loan to buy additional merchandise to sell such as canned goods and soft drinks. Catalina hopes for her loan to 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.

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About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1309
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,951,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Catalina to buy additional merchandise to sell such as canned goods and soft drinks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 14, 2012
Listed
Jun 19, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 15, 2013