Lucia is 46 years old and lives in the town of Getafe, Bohol with her family. She runs a sari-sari store where she sells various items like detergent, eggs, snack foods, and canned goods. She is able to provide for her family's daily needs with her income. She hopes to earn more and save more. She has requested a loan to buy more merchandise to sell such as canned goods, toiletries, and rice. This will help to increase Lucia's sales and profitability.
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.