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Bebiana is a fifty-year-old married woman and a mother of two children from Bien Unido, Bohol. She has been running a small sari-sari store, or variety store, for several years now. This is the source of her income.

Bebiana is asking for a loan to buy more stocks of goods to sell in her store such as detergents, toiletries and seasonings. In the future, Bebiana hopes to make her business a success. Moreover, she wants to explore other ventures to augment her income.

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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.

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
  • 457
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $69,645,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.1
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Bebiana to buy more stocks of goods to sell in her store, such as detergents, toiletries and seasonings.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 31, 2012
Nov 20, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013