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Ritchie is a 42-year-old, married woman and the mother of six young children in San Francisco, Talibon. She and her husband have been engaged in t-shirt printing for almost 20 years. This is the source of their income.

Ritchie is asking for a loan to buy additional materials for t-shirt printing, such as paint and shirts. With this, they will be able to attract and cater to more customers.

Ritchie aims to expand their business and save money for the schooling of her children.

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
  • 447
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $69,731,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Ritchie to buy paint and shirts for her t-shirt printing business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 23, 2012
Nov 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013