Paulina is a 58-year-old married woman and a mother of six children from Getafe, Bohol. Paulina has been engaged in a retailing business for more than ten years now. She sells various goods and commodities to the people in her community.
Paulina is asking for a loan to buy additional merchandise to sell in her store such as canned goods, noodles, soda, biscuits and other items. She believes that through this loan, she will be able to augment her stock and attract more customers and buyers in her store.
In the future, Paulina hopes 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.