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Perpetua is a married woman and a mother of two children from Loon, Bohol. Perpetua runs a sari-sari or variety store business, selling various goods and items to the people in her area. This is the source of her income.

Perpetua is asking for a loan to buy additional stock to sell like canned goods, soda and beverages, noodles, rice, and other items. Through this, she will be able to attract and cater to more buyers in her store thus augmenting her sales and income. In the future, Perpetua dreams of expanding her store so that it will generate more revenue.

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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
  • 299
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $52,105,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Perpetua to buy additional stock to sell like canned goods, soda and beverages, noodles, rice, and other items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 18, 2013
May 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 24, 2013