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Eugenia B. is 41-old, has one child in school, and -- with her husband -- is a rice farmer. The school is raising the tuition and book fees. She sells a variety of godds in her small "sari-sari" store, which supplements somewhat the income from rice farming. "Sari-sari" means variety in the Philippines. Its like a sundry shop.

She is requesting a loan to buy fertilizers and to add more merchandise in her store. This will increase the yield of her small farm and help her attract more customers in her store.

CEVI helps her grow her farm. She has access to CEVI credit assistance, trainings and insurance coverage.

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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
  • 1311
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,946,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 48.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Eugenia to buy fertilizers for a rice farm and inventory for a small general store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Feb 12, 2009
Mar 6, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2009