Maura is 34 years old, married, and a mother of four children from Bohol, Philippines. Maura earns a living through her sari-sari or variety store business. She sells different items and commodities to the people in her store.
Maura wants to avail herself of a loan to buy more stocks to sell in her store, like noodles, soft drinks, and snack foods. With these items, Maura will be able to attract and sell more products, thus increasing her profit and income.
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.