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Romula is a 55-year-old married woman from Cortes, Bohol. She has two children aged 13 and 18. She has been in the food-vending business for 26 years. She cooks and sells viands in her community.

Romula has requested a loan of 11,000 PHP to purchase rice, soft drinks, vegetables, and meat. In the future, she would like to invest in other ventures to have a sustainable livelihood while saving for her children's education.

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
  • 442
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $69,767,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Romula to buy rice, soft drinks, vegetables, and meat.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 11, 2012
Nov 5, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013