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Placida
Placida is from the town of Talibon, Bohol. She is 62 years old and married with four adult children. Placida's husband has been a tinsmith for five years. As a wife, she helps by making the necessary preparations of the materials. This has been their business that provides food for them. She is asking for a loan to buy sheets of iron and tin so they can produce more goods.

In the future, Placida hopes to save enough money so they can retire in comfort.

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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
  • 367
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $50,851,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $150 helped Placida to buy tin and iron sheets.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 20, 2013
Listed
Sep 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 23, 2014