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Maryliza is a 46-year-old married woman and a mother of a 21-year-old son from Ubay, Bohol. She has run a sari-sari (or variety store) business for more than 12 years now. She sells various goods to the people in her community.

Maryliza is asking for a loan to buy more stock to sell in her store, such as canned goods, noodles, chips and biscuits, soda and toiletries. With this, she will be able to attract and cater to more buyers and customers in her store, thus augmenting her sales and profit.

In the future, Maryliza has hopes of expanding her business in order to generate more revenue necessary for the needs of the family.

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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.

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About Philippines

  • $1175
    Average annual income
  • 292
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $52,099,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Maryliza to buy more stock to sell in her store, such as canned goods, noodles, chips and biscuits, soda and toiletries.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 22, 2012
Nov 28, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013