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Adela is a 46-year-old married woman from Maribojoc, Bohol. She has four children, aged 21, 20, 18 and 7 years. Her husband is a laborer and helps to finance their daily needs.

Adela has been in the sari-sari (variety) store business for one year. She sells merchandise like soy sauce, vinegar, shampoo, dishwashing liquid and canned goods. She has requested a loan of 7,000 PHP to purchase additional merchandise like pouch vinegar and soy sauce, shampoo, canned goods, and dishwashing liquid.

In the future, Adela would like to expand her business to be successful in order to support the education of her children.

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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
  • 1269
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,866,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.4
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Adela to buy merchandise like vinegar, soy sauce, shampoo, and canned goods.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 27, 2012
Oct 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2013