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Gaudiosa is a merchant living in Bohol, Philippines. She has been in a retailing business for more than 30 years now. She sells clothes, slippers and other household materials.

Gaudiosa needs more capital for the expansion of her business. She is requesting a loan worth 20,000 PHP to buy additional stocks for her store such as ready-to-wear garments, slippers and others. With this, she will be able to cater to more customers in her place.

Gaudiosa dreams of making her business a successful one to generate more income to finance the family's daily needs. Any additional revenue will be used for reinvestment in the same business and for savings.

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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

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1232
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,817,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Gaudiosa to buy additional merchandise to sell such as ready-to-wear garments, slippers and others.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 2, 2012
Aug 19, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013