Corazon runs a sari-sari or variety store business in her place in Talibon, Bohol. She has been in the business for almost three years now.
Corazon is asking for a loan to buy dry goods, noodles, snack foods, chips, soda, beverages and other items. Through this loan, she will be able to attract more customers and buyers to her store, thus increasing her sales and profit.
In the future, Corazon hopes to expand her business so that she will be able to support the schooling of her 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.