A loan of $125 helped to repair an existing vehicle for better service.


Janice's story

Janice G., photographed with one of her children, is from the town of Baclayon. She is 27 years old, married and has 4 young children. Janice owns and operates a business providing waste management and motorcycle transport services. Janice works hard to save for her children's education. Janice joined CEVI to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Janice is requesting a new loan of 5,000 PHP which will be used to repair an existing vehicle for better service. This will be the first loan taken out by Janice from CEVI. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to supplement her family's income. About CEVI: Community Economic Ventures, Inc (CEVI) has increased its portfolio significantly over recent years. Based in Bohol, it has numerous branches throughout the Philippines. In 2009, CEVI was awarded a CGAP silver award for transparency in social performance monitoring. CEVI not only provides credit for its clients but additionally savings, insurance, and training which are provided through regular cluster group meetings. *Note: To maximize efficiency and reduce costs, this loan was posted using a template to automate the translation by Kiva. Given that manual translation of entrepreneur profiles is costly, Kiva created this template for our Field Partner to allow them to continue to post loans in English while providing quality and accurate information to Kiva lenders.



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