Pedrita is a 56 year old married woman with three grown children from Baclayon, Bohol, Philippines. She has run a sari-sari (convenience) store for more than twenty years. Pedrita sells various items, such as eggs, chips, soda and snack foods to the people in her community. She also cooks and sells food at her town's public school.
Pedrita is asking for a loan to buy additional merchandise to sell, such as snack foods, soda, biscuits, etc.
Pedrita dreams of making her business a success.
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.