Darwin is a 32-year-old married man who runs a convenience store in Talibon, Bohol. He has been engaged in this business for more than ten years now. His wife supports him in running their business.
Darwin needs more capital. He is requesting a loan to buy additional items to sell such as dry goods, snack food, shampoo, soap, etc.
Darwin hopes to make his business productive and sustainable. Furthermore, he wants to save money for the schooling of his four young children.
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.