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Vilma is a 38-year-old, married woman from Talibon, Bohol. She has three children, ages 14, 12, and 9 years old, respectively. She is engaged in a buy-and-sell business. She sells items like mats, changing dishes, stock pots, and blankets. She has been into this buy-and-sell business for almost five years.

Vilma requested a loan of PHP 6,000 to buy more blankets, mats, stock pots, and other kitchen utensils. In the future, Vilma would like to expand her buy-and-sell business to provide her children with proper diet 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.

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About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1242
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,816,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $150 helped Vilma to buy more blankets, mats, stock pots, and other kitchen utensils for her buy-and-sell business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 18, 2013
Jul 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 20, 2013