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Rubina is a 47-year-old married woman and a mother of six children from Talibon, Bohol. Rubina owns and operates a sari-sari or variety store business selling various goods and commodities to the people in her place.

Rubina is asking for a loan to buy additional groceries to sell like canned goods, rice, noodles, candies, soda, soap and toiletries. With this, she will be able to attract and cater to more buyers in her store thus augmenting her sales and income. Rubina believes that through hard work and perseverance, she will be able to make her business successful and productive.

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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
  • 1076
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,661,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $100 helped Rubina to buy additional groceries to sell like canned goods, rice, noodles, candies, soda, soap and toiletries.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 21, 2013
Apr 20, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013