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Rita is 53 years old and is from Antequera, Bohol. She is married with two adult children. Rita has a Sari-sari store business and also sells home-cooked dishes and snack foods. In her spare time, she also makes baskets for additional income. At this time, she lacks the funds needed to buy soft drinks, rice, canned food, toiletries, seasoning and noodles for her store.

With a loan she will be able to replenish her stock on time, and she will be able to serve her customers better while increasing her profitability.

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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
  • 1251
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,860,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.0
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Rita to buy soft drinks, rice, canned food, toiletries, seasoning and noodles.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 28, 2012
Oct 7, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013