Susana is a 33-year-old married woman from Loboc, Bohol. She is the mother of an 11-year-old son.
Susana operates a sari-sari (variety) store business. She has been in the sari-sari store business for five years. Aside from her sari-sari store, she raises hogs.
Susana has requested a loan of 16,000 PHP to buy more merchandise such as coffee, canned goods, noodles and additional piglets. She will also use the money to invest in a smart load retail business.
Susana would like to invest in other ventures. This will enable her to save for the education of her son so he will have a bright future.
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.