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Aida is a 43 year-old married woman from Talibon, Bohol. She has seven children. The oldest child is 20 while the youngest is 12. She engages in food vending. She sells snack foods such as cassava cake and she also makes ice candy and sells it to the nearby school. She has been selling snack foods for almost 10 years now. Her husband works as a carpenter.

She has requested a loan of 10,000 PHP in order to buy more ingredients including cassava, sugar and coconut. In the future, Aida would like to expand her business, to provide her family with good food and to save for the education of 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.

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
  • 501
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $51,053,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Aida to buy more ingredients including cassava. sugar and coconut.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 9, 2013
Jun 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 20, 2013