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Vilma is a 39-year-old married woman from Talibon, Bohol. She has three children, ages 10-15. She is engaged in a buy-and-sell business. She sells items like mats, blankets, pots and plastic wares. She has been in this buy-and-sell business for five years now.

Vilma requested a loan of PHP 9,000 to buy more blankets, mats and plastic wares to attract more customers.

In the future, Vilma would like to expand her buy-and-sell business to provide her family with a better life and education for her children.

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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
  • 1251
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,800,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 45.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Vilma to buy blankets, mats and plastic wares.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 23, 2014
Jan 31, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 2, 2014