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Dioscora
Dioscora is a 60-year-old married woman with five adult children from Trinidad, Bohol. She runs a sari-sari (or variety store) business and has been in the business for more than 10 years now. This is the source of her income.

Dioscora is asking for a loan to buy more stock to sell like soda, dry goods, and ingredients for food vending like flour, sugar and cooking oil.

In the future, Dioscora dreams of making her business a success and saving money for future use.

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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
  • 1160
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $54,856,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.0
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Dioscora to buy more stock to sell like soda, dry goods and ingredients for food vending like flour, sugar and cooking oil.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 12, 2012
Listed
Dec 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 17, 2013