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Anita is 41 years old from the town of San Miguel, Bohol. She is married with five children and relies on her sari-sari store business for an income. Her business sells basic household commodities like seasoning, toiletries, sugar, coffee, milk and detergent to the people in her community. This has been her source of livelihood for two years now. Her husband works as a farmer and a driver to help in raising their children. She is asking for a loan to buy rice, noodles, canned goods and detergent. The loan will be a great help so she can further improve her sales and business profits. In the future, she hopes to offer more items that she has not previously carried and help her business grow bigger.

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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.

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About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1254
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,871,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.4
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Anita to buy rice, noodles, canned goods, detergent and toiletries.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 26, 2012
Oct 25, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013