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Silvera is 34 years old and is a married woman who lives in the town of San Miguel, Bohol. She runs a sari-sari (variety) store business where she sells items like coffee, soap, soy sauce and canned goods. Silvera earns 2000 PHP per month with her business.

Silvera has requested a loan to buy more items to sell such as canned goods, snacks and soft drinks. Silvera plans to use her extra profit to pay for her children's school fees.

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.

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About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 329
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $66,024,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.0
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Silvera to buy more items to sell such as canned goods, snacks and soft drinks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 22, 2012
Mar 21, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2012