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Emma is a 49 year old married woman with six minor children, from Jagna, Bohol. She has operated a sari sari (variety store) business for 10 years. This is the source of her income. Her husband is a driver.

Emma is requesting for a loan to buy items like toiletries, canned goods, noodles, food snack and more.

Through this loan, she will be able to put many more items in her store and attract the interest of customers in her local community.

Emma hopes to expand her business and become more profitable in the future. She wants to send all her children to school and for them to have a better education.

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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
  • 1220
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,844,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $75 helped Emma to buy items like toiletries, can goods, noodles. food snacks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 15, 2012
Dec 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013