Julita is 49 years old and lives in the town of Trinidad, Bohol with her family. She is married and has 6 children. Her husband is a fisherman.
Julita owns and manages a sari-sari store business. She sells items like eggs, soy sauce, vinegar, toiletries and canned goods. Julita is able to help provide for her family's daily needs through her business. She hopes to increase her profits and improve her family's living conditions. She plans to use her loan to buy additional items to sell such as flour, gasoline and canned goods. This will help increase Julita'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.