Gloria is 58 years old. She is a married woman with three children. She runs a sari-sari store [general store] in Trinidad, Bohol. Gloria sells items like soft drinks, biscuits, and milk. She also retails gasoline. Gloria works hard to earn and help improve her family's living conditions.
Gloria has requested this loan to buy more items such as soft drinks and gasoline to sell. She hopes for her business to grow.
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.