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Nicky is 33 years old and married with 2 children, ages 12 and 14. She lives in Lag-itan, Panglao, Bohol. She engages in selling various commodities like canned goods, noodles, seasonings, and beverages. She also bakes native delicacies like cakes and pastries. She has requested a loan of 8,000 PHP to buy ingredients like flour, cooking oil and sugar. She works hard to earn a living. In the future, Nicky would like to open up a stall in which she could display her native delicacies. By combining both business she would be able to earn a living and at the same time save for her children's college 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.

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About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1046
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,699,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Nicky to buy ingredients like flour, cooking oil and sugar.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 18, 2012
Jan 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013