Milagrosa has earned a living through her sari-sari, or variety store, business for 20 years now. She lives with her husband in Bohol, Philippines.
Milagrosa is asking for a loan to buy additional merchandise, such as canned goods, noodles, rice, soda, soap, and toiletries, to sell.
In the future, Milagrosa hopes to make 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.