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Ma. Bella
Ma. Bella is a 46-year-old, married woman, from Talibon, Bohol. She has four children. The oldest child is 25, while the youngest is 18.

Ma. Bella runs a store in her community and sells basic commodities, like sugar, coffee, soap, biscuits, seasonings, and toiletries. She requested a loan of PHP 30,000 to buy soft drinks and to expand the diversity of items in her store.

In the future, Ma. Bella would like to improve her retail store business, to provide her family with balanced diets and quality education.

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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
  • 308
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $52,185,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Ma. Bella to buy soft drinks and to expand the diversity of items in her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 7, 2013
Listed
Jun 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 20, 2013