Adelina is a married woman from Lila, Bohol. She has six children. Her oldest child is thirty seven while the youngest is twenty two. She operates a sari-sari (variety) store business. She has been in the sari-sari store business for five years. She sells soft drinks, canned goods, noodles and coffee. She requested a loan of PHP 10,000 to purchased more merchandise to sell, such as canned goods, soft drinks, and noodles. Adelina would like to expand her business to invest to other ventures to meet the family's 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.