Joeann runs a sari-sari or variety store business in her place in Talibon, Bohol. She has been in the business for more than six years now. She also operates a repair shop for small carpentry tools like handsaws.
Joeann is asking for a loan to buy more stock to sell such as canned goods, noodles, chips and snack foods, soap and shampoo and other items. With this loan, she can attract and serve more customers in her store.
Joeann aims to expand her business in the future so that it will continue to generate revenue.
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.