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Letecia is a food vendor from the town of Panglao, Bohol. She is a married woman and has two grown-up children. Her husband works as a carpenter.

Letecia sells home-cooked snack foods and drinks to the people in her place. As of now, she dreams of expanding her business but lacks the capital to do so. With this, she joined CEVI to gain access to the loan services offered by the organization to microentrepreneurs like her.

Letecia is asking for a loan to buy additional ingredients for food vending like flour, sugar, milk, baking powder, cooking oil and others. With a loan, she will be able to cook and sell more, thus, augmenting her sales and income. In the future, Letecia hopes to make her business a success.

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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
  • 1071
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,757,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Letecia to buy additional ingredients for food vending like flour, sugar, milk, baking powder, cooking oil and others.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 23, 2013
May 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013