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Rose Mary
Rose Mary is 50 years old from the town of Loon, Bohol. She is married, with two grown children.

Rose Mary has a business operating a sari-sari store (general store) in her town. She sells soft drinks, coconut wine, toiletries, seasoning, and canned goods.

She is asking for a loan to buy rice and soft drinks because her customers buy these items in a daily basis. She hopes that this will help, so she can have a better income.

In the future, she hopes to renovate and improve her inventory level for an increased profit.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

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
  • 1260
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,871,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Rose Mary to buy rice and soft drinks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 23, 2012
Sep 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013