Aubrey Marie is a 23-year-old married woman with two children, ages 5 and 2. Her husband works as a farmer. Aubrey Marie owns a dry goods store in Trinidad, Bohol. She has had this business for a year now. Aubrey Marie sells items like toys, cell phone accessories, and ladies accessories. She earns about 9,000 Philippine pesos (PHP) per month with this business.
Aubrey Marie has requested a loan to buy more items to sell such as toys, beauty products and school supplies. In the future, Aubrey Marie says she hopes to have "a great and wonderful life".
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.