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Gaudiosa is 47 year old married woman and mother of three young children, from Getafe, Bohol.

She has run a sari-sari (variety) store business for almost four years now. Gaudiosa works hard to support her husband in meeting the needs of the family, especially for the schooling of her children.

She is asking for a loan to purchase additional stocks to sell, such as dry goods, sodas, snack foods, soaps, and toiletries. With this, she will be able to attract and cater more buyers in her store, thus augmenting her sales and profit.

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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.

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
  • 1058
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,699,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Gaudiosa to purchase additional stocks to sell, such as dry goods, sodas, snack foods, soaps, and toiletries.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 23, 2012
Nov 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013