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Ma . Gina
Ma. Gina is a 44-year-old married woman from the community of Nocnocan, Talibon, Bohol. She operates a sari-sari store that sells different items needed by her neighbors. She is asking for a loan to buy rice, corn, soft drinks, beer, coconut wine, soap and detergent. She has five children who are still studying and need her support. Ma. Gina's income will help her husband, who is working as a fisherman, in meeting the needs of her family. In the future, she plans to make her store bigger and sell products that she did not previously carry.

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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
  • 1246
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,866,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Ma . Gina to buy rice, corn, soft drinks, beer, coconut wine, soap and detergent.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 18, 2012
Aug 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013