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Romeo runs a sari-sari, or variety store, in his own place in San Miguel, Bohol, Philippines. He has been in the business for more than 10 years now, selling various goods like bread, biscuits, noodles, and canned goods.

Romeo is asking for a loan to buy more items to sell in his store, such as canned goods, noodles, soda, soap, and shampoo.
In the future, Romeo hopes to make his business a success.

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
  • 345
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $66,038,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $150 helped Romeo to buy more items to sell in his store, such as canned goods, noodles, soda, soap and shampoo.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 10, 2012
Nov 11, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013