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Brenda is a 46-year-old woman from the town of Panglao, Bohol. She is married and has three children.The youngest child is 15.

She engages in a retail business. She sells products like food supplements, Vida juice, coffee and other vitamins. Her business started more than one year ago.

She is asking for a loan to buy more products like coffee, food supplements and whitening products to maintain her inventory and cater to the customers' needs on time.

In the future, Brenda hopes to expand her retail business and increase business profitability for her children’s education.

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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
  • 1033
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,733,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $100 helped Brenda to buy more products like coffee, food supplements and whitening products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 26, 2013
Oct 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 23, 2014