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Darwin is a 32-year-old married man who runs a convenience store in Talibon, Bohol. He has been engaged in this business for more than ten years now. His wife supports him in running their business.

Darwin needs more capital. He is requesting a loan to buy additional items to sell such as dry goods, snack food, shampoo, soap, etc.

Darwin hopes to make his business productive and sustainable. Furthermore, he wants to save money for the schooling of his four young children.

Additional 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
  • 1798
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $60,919,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Darwin to buy additional items to sell such as dry goods, snack food, shampoo, soap, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 10, 2012
Oct 28, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013