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Josefina is a married woman from Getafe, Bohol. She has been in a Buy and Sell business for five years now. She also engages in a sari-sari (variety store), as her second business. She earns 6,000PHP per month. These are the sources of her income.

Josefina is requesting a loan for additional capital in her business. She would like to purchase more items, like canned goods, rice, candies, cookies, shampoos, soaps and toothpaste, to resell.

Josefina hopes to expand her business and to be successful, in the future.

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
  • 466
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $69,645,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.0
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Josefina to buy more items for inventory, like canned goods, rice and cookies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 14, 2013
Jan 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013