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Myrna is a 60 year-old owns and operates a Sari-sari (convenience) store in Valencia, Bohol. She is married with two adult children.

For the past seven years, Myrna has run her business. She is asking for a loan to buy additional stocks of merchandise such as canned goods, chips, candies, chips and biscuits to replenish her store's inventory.

In the future, she plans to buy more products and items that she does not currently carry, to increase her overall income.

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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
  • 1142
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,777,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 45.0
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Myrna to buy canned goods, chips, candies, chips and biscuits.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 26, 2014
Apr 5, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2014