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Marilou P., 40 years old, has been selling a variety of food items in the streets since 2000. She lives in Talibon, Bohol. She has a sari-sari store and five children. She would like to augment the income of her family. Funding from CEVI will allow her to expand her inventory.

She would like to apply for a loan of PHP 5,000. She will use the loan to buy firewood, shampoo and other merchandise to resell in her store.

Additional 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
  • 412
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,831,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Marilou to purchase additional merchandise to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 8, 2010
Nov 24, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2011