Manilyn is a 24-year-old married woman and the mother of two young children, ages 3 and 1. She lives with her family in Getafe, Bohol. She has run a sari-sari (variety) store for more than 2 years.
Manilyn is asking for a loan to buy more stock to sell such as canned goods, candies and chips, noodles, and toiletries. Manilyn hopes to make her business a success in the future in order to save money for the future schooling of her two 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.