Beatriz is a merchant from Bien Unido, Bohol. She is a married woman and a mother of six grown-up children.
She has run a sari-sari (or variety) store business for more than 20 years now. This is the source of her income.
Beatriz is asking for a loan to buy more stock to sell in her store such as canned goods, noodles, cooking oil and seasonings, toiletries and soap.
In the future, Beatriz has 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.