Juana is from the town of Trinidad, Bohol. She has had a sari-sari (variety) store business for almost seven years. She sells snack foods, spices, toiletries, and rice to her community. She has a monthly income of 5000 PHP, which allows her to help her husband provide for their daily needs.
Juana is requesting a loan to buy more items to sell such as rice, soft drinks, and canned goods. She hopes for her business to improve and to be able to help those in need.
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.