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Apolonia is a 36-year-old married woman and a mother of five young children from Maribojoc, Bohol. She has been running a convenience store business known as a sari-sari store for more than five years now.

Apolonia is requesting a loan to buy more stock to sell in her store such as noodles, chips and snack foods, candies, soda, soap and shampoos and others items.

In the future, Apolonia dreams of making her business a success and increase her income so that she can provide her children an education for a bright future.

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
  • 2090
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $61,189,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.4
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Apolonia to buy more stocks to sell in her store such as noodles, snack foods, candies, soda, soap, shampoo, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 9, 2012
Oct 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2013