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Lucila
Lucila is a 51-year-old married woman and a mother of five children. She lives with her family in San Miguel, Bohol.

Lucila earns a living through her sari-sari or retail business, selling various goods and commodities to the people in her place. Lucila is also in the dressmaking and tailoring business.

Lucila is asking for a loan to buy additional groceries to sell like canned goods, candies, soap, soda and beverages, rice, chips and snack foods. Also, she plans to buy materials for her tailoring business like cloth, thread and other items. Lucila believes that this loan can help her improve her business.

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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

  • $1175
    Average annual income
  • 1146
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $54,905,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Lucila to buy additional groceries to sell like canned goods, candies, soap, soda and beverages, rice, chips and snack foods.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 15, 2013
Listed
Mar 3, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 17, 2013