Cherelyn is 33 years old and is a married woman with three children, ages 2, 6 and 13.
She runs a sari-sari store business in Bien Unido, Bohol. Cherelyn sells bread, canned goods, instant noodles and other items in her store. She works hard to help provide for their household needs and send her children to school.
Cherelyn is requesting a loan to buy more items to sell such as canned goods, soft drinks and snacks. She hopes for this loan to help improve her income so she can improve their house and pay for her children's school fees.
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.