25-year-old Geradio is a married man with a seven-year-old child. He lives in the town of Trinidad, Bohol with his family.
Geradio runs an auto repair shop. He is able to provide for his family with his income. Five months ago, he started a sari-sari store business to help improve his income. He sells items like spices, coffee, eggs and soft drinks.
Geradio works hard to support his family and sustain his child's education. It is his dream to have his child finish college and have a bright future.
Geradio has requested this loan to buy more items to sell, such as soft drinks, rice and canned goods. He hopes for this loan to help grow his sari-sari store business.
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.