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Martina is a 63-year-old, married woman from Talibon, Bohol. She is the mother of two grown-up children. Martina has earned a living through her sari-sari (convenience) store for several years. She sells various goods to the people in her area.

Martina is asking for a loan to buy stock to resell in her store, such as canned goods, noodles, snack food, chips and toiletries. With this, she will be able to attract more customers and buyers to her store, thus augmenting her sales and income.

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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
  • 988
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,411,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Martina to buy stock to resell in her store, such as canned goods, noodles, and other items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 31, 2012
Nov 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013