Chandrina is 33 years old and is a married woman with a 7-year-old child. She supports her family through her sari-sari (variety) store business. She sells school supplies, snack foods, canned goods and spices to her community. She works hard to send her child to school. She hopes to increase her income and be able to save more. She has requested a loan to buy additional items to sell such as school supplies and canned goods. This loan will help increase Chandrina's sales and business 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.