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Narcisa is a 32-year-old woman from the town of Jagna, Bohol. She is married with three children ages 5, 6 and 11. For 10 years now, she has been engaged in a sari-sari (variety) store business. She sell items like canned goods, eggs, soft drinks, seasoning, snacks and toiletries.

Narcisa is asking for a loan of 8,000 PHP to buy items like soft drinks, detergent, canned goods, eggs, noodles and seasoning. The income will be used for her children's schooling and family consumption.

In the future, she hopes to expand her store and offer more merchandise for a better profit. This way she can better provide for her family.

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
  • 313
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,580,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.5
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Narcisa to buy soft drinks, detergent, canned goods, eggs, noodles and seasoning.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 10, 2013
Aug 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014