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Lydia is a 39-year-old married woman and a mother of three children. They live in Getafe, Bohol, Philippines. Lydia has been engaged in the retail business for more than ten years now. She sells various goods and household items to the people in her area.

Lydia is asking for a loan to buy more stock to sell, like kitchenware, baskets, and other items. With this, she will be able to sell more to the people in her area, thus augmenting her sales and income.

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
  • 420
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $66,139,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Lydia to buy more stock to sell like wares, kitchenware, baskets, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 13, 2013
Mar 11, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013