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Mary Jane
Mary Jane is a 34-year-old married woman and a mother of an eight-year-old child. She lives in Talibon, Bohol, Philippines together with her family. She has been running a retail store selling various household materials for more than 15 years now.

Mary Jane will be using the loan to buy more items to sell such as brooms, gloves, cleaning solutions for the kitchen and toilet and others.

Mary Jane dreams of making her business a success. Moreover, she aims to save more money for the educational expenses of her daughter.

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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
  • 1297
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,866,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Mary Jane to buy more items to sell such as brooms, gloves, cleaning solutions for the kitchen and toilet and others.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 13, 2012
Oct 17, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2013