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Narcisa is a 65-year-old married woman from Bohol, Philippines.

She has been engaged in a sewing and dressmaking business for more than five years now. This is the source of her income.

Narcisa is asking for a loan to buy more cloth, thread, needles and other materials for sewing. Through this, she will be able to accept more requests from her customers and clients.

Narcisa dreams of making her business a success. Moreover, she wants to save money for reinvestment in the same business and savings for future use.

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
  • 474
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $69,645,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Narcisa to buy more cloth, thread, needles and other materials for sewing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 22, 2012
Nov 28, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013