Cerelina is a 47-year-old married woman and a mother of three children from Talibon, Bohol. She has been running a sari-sari or convenience store for more than 23 years now. She sells various goods to the people in the community.
Cerelina is asking for a loan to buy more stock to sell such as noodles, canned goods, candies, snack foods and others.
In the future, Cerelina wants to expand her venture and augment her income necessary for their needs and expenses.
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.