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Ma. Gina
Ma. Gina is 43 years old and is a married woman with five children. She lives in the town of Talibon, Bohol with her family. Ma. Gina's husband is a fisherman.

Ma. Gina has had a sari-sari (variety) store business for five years. She sells items like soft drinks, rice, corn and daily use products like soap and shampoo. Each month, Ma. Gina earns 15,000 PHP with her sari-sari store business. She requested a loan to buy more items to sell such as soft drinks, soap, rice and corn. Ma. Gina hopes to improve her business and send her children to college.

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
  • 332
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,752,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Ma. Gina to buy more items to sell such as soft drinks, soap, rice and corn.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 28, 2011
Oct 24, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 16, 2012