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Elisa is 51 years old and is engaged in the manicure and pedicure business. She also accepts requests for hair styling and make-up jobs in her community during different occasions. This has been her business for 30 years now. She is asking for a loan to buy nail polish, a hair blower, scissors, lotion and nippers. Her income will then be used for family daily consumption and school fees of her children.

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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
  • 440
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,831,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Elisa to buy nail polish, hair blower, scissors, lotion and nippers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 7, 2012
Aug 28, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013