Rose Mary is 50 years old from the town of Loon, Bohol. She is married, with two grown children.
Rose Mary has a business operating a sari-sari store (general store) in her town. She sells soft drinks, coconut wine, toiletries, seasoning, and canned goods.
She is asking for a loan to buy rice and soft drinks because her customers buy these items in a daily basis. She hopes that this will help, so she can have a better income.
In the future, she hopes to renovate and improve her inventory level for an increased profit.
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.