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Jonas is a 30-year-old businessman from the town of San Miguel, Bohol. For three years, he has made a good living buying and selling flip flops, slippers, and clothing. He is asking for a loan to buy more slippers to increase his income. He hopes that the loan will help him provide a healthy diet and education for his three children, aged five months and five and eight years.

In the future, Jonas dreams of expanding his business to sell a wider variety of products to his customers.

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
  • 484
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $69,838,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.0
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Jonas to buy slippers and flip flops for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 5, 2012
Nov 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2013