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Emma is a married woman from Talibon, Bohol. She runs a sari-sari (variety) store business. She sells goods such as coffee, canned goods, pouch vinegar, soy sauce, soaps, and toiletries. She has been operating a sari-sari (variety) store for several years now. Emma is asking for a loan to buy more goods to sell, such as canned goods, noodles, rice, soft drinks, beverages, and condiments. In the future, Emma would like to expand her business to support her family and to improve their livelihood status.

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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
  • 1424
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,139,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 44.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Emma to buy more goods to sell (such as canned goods, noodles, rice, soft drinks, beverages, and condiments).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 21, 2013
Dec 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014