Elvie earns a living through her 'sari-sari' or variety store business. She has been in this business for more than five years now. She sells various goods to the people in her place in Ubay, Bohol.
Elvie is asking for a loan to buy additional stock to sell in her store like canned goods, noodles, rice, chips and snack foods, sodas and toiletries. With this, she will be able to attract more customers to her store.
In the future, Elvie aims to expand her business. In addition, she wants to save money so that she can continue supporting her children's schooling.
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.