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Myrean is a 30-year-old married woman from Garcia, Bohol. She has one five-year-old child. She has run a sari-sari, or variety store, business for five years now. She sells oil, canned goods, toiletries, and biscuits. This is the source of her income. She earns PHP 5,000 a month. Her husband is a fisherman.

Myrean is requesting a loan to buy more items like rice, canned goods, noodles, toiletries, seasonings, and soft drinks. These items will help her earn higher profits.

In the future, Myrean hopes to expand her business and send her child to school.

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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
  • 1318
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,936,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Myrean to buy more items like rice, canned goods, noodles, toiletries, seasonings, and soft drinks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 14, 2013
Feb 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013