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Zenaida is 51 years old and from the municipality of Talibon, Bohol. She is married with one daughter who is already an adult.

For nineteen years now Zenaida has operated a Sari-sari (convenience) store where she sells snacks, candies, bread, detergent, canned goods and soft drinks. She barely earns an average income of 5000 PHP that is used to help meet her family’s basic needs.

She is asking for a loan of 17000 PHP to buy rice, chips, detergent, shampoo and canned goods. She hopes that someday she can continue to improve and expand her business for increased profit.

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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
  • 1298
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,936,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.4
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Zenaida to buy rice, chips, detergent, shampoo and canned goods.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 13, 2013
Oct 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2014