61-year-old Pompia runs a sari-sari store business in Trinidad, Bohol. She is married and has children. Pompia sells items like oil, soy sauce, soft drinks and canned goods to her community. She works hard to earn more and to be able to continue supporting her family.
Pompia is requesting a loan to buy more items to sell such as rice, water, and canned goods. Pompia hopes to expand her store in the future. She also hopes that her children who still go to school will finish college and be successful.
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.