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Deborah is a 20-year-old woman from Panglao, Bohol. She has been operating her 'sari-sari' store (variety store) business for two years now. She sells a variety of goods, snacks and soft drinks. She usually earns 4,000 Php every month. This is the source of her income.

Deborah is requesting a loan to buy more merchandise to sell like biscuits, snacks, canned goods, noodles, toiletries, sugar, milk and other goods. Through this loan,she will be able to buy such items and display them in her store to catch the attention of the customers in her community.

In the future, Deborah hopes to expand her business and earn more profit.

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More information about this loan

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
  • 1313
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,936,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Deborah to buy more merchandse to sell like biscuits, snacks, canned goods, noodles, toiletries, sugar, milk and other goods.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 29, 2013
Feb 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013