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Naida is a 62-year-old, married woman, from Talibon, Bohol. She has four grown children.

She runs a sari-sari (variety) store. She sells various items, like soft drinks, noodles, condiments, coffee, sugar, soaps, and biscuits. She has been running a variety store for more than ten years.

To continue her livelihood activity, Naida requested a loan of PHP 6,000 to buy more stocks, like canned goods, noodles, and soft drinks, and fishing materials, like fish net.

In the future, Naida would like to expand her sari-sari store business to have a stable source of livelihood.

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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

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1266
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,866,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $150 helped Naida to buy more stocks, like canned goods, noodles, and soft drinks, and fishing materials like fish net.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 17, 2013
Aug 20, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 22, 2014