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Roberta is 57 years old and comes from the community of Jagna, Bohol. She is married with three grown children. For a year now, she has been operating a sari-sari (variety) store business for a profit. She sell snacks, canned goods, noodles and seasoning in her store. Her business allows her to generate an average income of 5,000 PHP per month.

She is asking for a loan to buy additional stock of candies, canned goods and detergent.

In the future, she plans to buy more products and items that she did not previously carry to increase her overall income and profitability.

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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

  • $1175
    Average annual income
  • 977
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $54,509,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Roberta to buy candies, canned goods and detergent.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 11, 2013
Aug 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014