Erna is a 59-year-old, married woman from Alicia, Bohol. She has run a sari-sari (convenience) store for more than 20 years. This is the source of her income.
Erna is asking for a loan to buy more stock to sell in her store, like soda, canned goods, snack food and chips, soap and toiletries. With this, she will be able to attract and cater to more buyers in her store, thus augmenting her sales and income.
Erna dreams of making her business a success in the future.
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.