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Maricel is a 31-year-old married woman, and a mother of two children from San Miguel, Bohol. She runs a store in her place selling dry goods and other commodities to the people in her place.

Maricel is asking for a loan to buy more goods to sell like slippers, umbrellas, and school supplies like bags and others. With this, she will be able to augment her stocks, thus allowing her to cater for more buyers and customers in her store.

In the future, Maricel hopes of expanding her store so that it will generate more revenue necessary for the needs of the family and schooling 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

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1248
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,895,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 44.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Maricel to buy more goods to sell like slippers, umbrellas, and school supplies like bags and others.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 5, 2013
Sep 7, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 22, 2014