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Archelie is a merchant from Panglao, Bohol. She is a married woman and has run a fashion accessories shop for more than two years now. Her husband works as a driver. Archelie is asking for a loan to buy more shells for her handicraft business. With this loan, she will be able to create more accessories from shells. In the future, Archelie has hopes of making her business a success and sustainable. Moreover, she wants to save money for the future schooling of her young son.

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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
  • 419
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,831,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Archelie to buy more shells for her handicraft business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 11, 2013
Apr 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013