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Ma. Chona
Ma. Chona is a 44-year-old married woman and a mother of three children. She is from San Miguel, Bohol.

Ma. Chona runs a retail business, where she sells clothing and kitchen utensils to the community in her place. She has been in this business for more than 20 years now. She and her husband work together in their business.

Ma. Chona is asking for a loan to buy additional goods like t-shirts, pants and shorts for resale. With this loan, she will be able to improve her store and attract more customers and buyers, thus increasing 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

  • $1175
    Average annual income
  • 1096
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $54,717,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Ma. Chona to buy additional goods like t-shirts, pants and shorts for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 25, 2012
Listed
Nov 19, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 17, 2013