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Helen is a 45-year old married woman and a mother of two grown-up children from CPG, Bohol. She runs a retail store selling various goods like food. This is her source of income.

Helen is asking for a loan to buy rice, biscuits and snack foods, soda and beverages, soap and toiletries. With this, she will be able to improve the diversity of her stocks thus allowing her to sell more to her customers. In the future, Helen hopes of making her business a stable source of income.

Additional 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
  • 1437
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,143,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Helen to buy rice, biscuits and snack foods, soda and beverages, soap and toiletries.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 10, 2013
Oct 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 2, 2014