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Ma. Cecelia
Ma. Cecelia is a 32-year-old married woman from Talibon, Bohol in the Philippines and a mother of four children. Her husband works as a tricycle driver.

Ma. Cecelia earns a living through her sari sari or variety store business. She has been in the business for some time now. She sells various kinds of goods to the people in her place.

Ma. Cecelia needs a loan to buy more stocks like canned goods, noodles, chips, snack foods, sodas, and seasonings. Any additional income that she will generate will be used for her family's daily consumption and reinvestment in the business.

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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
  • 1259
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,800,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Ma. Cecelia to buy more stocks like canned goods, noodles, chips, snack foods, sodas, and seasonings.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 15, 2012
Dec 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013