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Candelaria is a married woman from Getafe, Bohol. She has three grown children. She runs a sari-sari (variety) store. This is the source of her income.

Candelaria is asking for a loan to buy more stock to sell like canned goods, candies, noodles, soap and detergents. With this, she will be able to improve her stock, thus attracting more buyers in her store.

In the future, Candelaria hopes to expand her business.

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
  • 483
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $69,645,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 45.3
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Candelaria to buy assorted goods like biscuits, toiletries and beverages to attract more customers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 23, 2014
Jan 30, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014