Anabel is a 32-year-old, married woman and merchant from Cortes, Bohol. She has run a sari-sari, or convenience, store for several years now. This is the source of her income.
Anabel is in need of additional capital to buy additional merchandise to sell such as noodles, dry goods, snack foods, soap, soda, shampoo and other items.
In the future, Anabel wants to expand her business to generate more revenue necessary for the needs of the family.
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.