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Benita is 47 years old from Tinago, Dauis, Bohol. She is married with six children. Her husband works as the chief cook in one of the hospitals in the city. She helps in raising her family by operating a sari-sari (variety) store and selling home-cooked snacks like fried bananas. She is asking for a loan to buy soft drinks, hog feed and rice to resell. Her loan will be a big help for her business to thrive. Any profit will provide her family with a healthy diet and will help to pay her children's school fees.

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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.

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
  • 1504
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,194,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.0
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Benita to buy soft drinks, hog feed and rice.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 19, 2012
Aug 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013