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Airesty is a 32-year-old married woman from Getafe, Bohol. She has six children. The oldest child is 11 while the youngest is 3.

She operates a sari-sari (variety) store business. She sells items like eggs, bread, noodles, sugar, cooking oil and canned goods. Aside from operating a retail store, Airesty also engages in a buying and selling business to gain additional income for her family. She buys and sells fish, cassava and sweet potatoes. She requested a loan of 8,000 PHP to buy more various fish and additional sweet potatoes and cassava to resell.

In the future, Airesty would like to expand her business to improve her family's livelihood status and also to save for the education for her children.

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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.

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About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1235
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,827,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Airesty to buy more various fish and additional sweet potatoes and cassava to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 7, 2013
Jun 3, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 20, 2013