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Dario is a 65-year-old married man and a father of seven grown up children from Ubay, Bohol. He has operated a sari-sari or variety store business for more than four years now. This is the source of his income.

He is asking for a loan to buy additional stock to sell in his store, like canned goods, noodles, candies, biscuits, chips and snack foods, beverages, soap and toiletries. With this, he will be able to attract and cater to more buyers in his store, thus increasing his sales and profit. In the future, Dario hopes of making his business a success.

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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
  • 1234
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,800,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $150 helped Dario to buy additional stocks to sell in his store like canned goods, noodles, candies, biscuits, chips and snack foods, beverages, soap and toiletries.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 6, 2012
Dec 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013