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Lorna is a 48-year-old married woman and mother of three young children from Trinidad, Bohol, Philippines. Lorna is engaged in a food vending business. She cooks food and sells it to the people in her place. She also runs a sari-sari or convenience store selling various goods.

Lorna is asking for a loan to buy more ingredients for her food vending business, such as lour, sugar, butter, milk, and groceries to sell in her store. Lorna believes that she can improve her business through this loan.

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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
  • 1448
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,252,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.4
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Lorna buy ingredients to make food for sale and restock her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 19, 2012
Oct 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2013