Bernadeth is a married woman and a mother of four children from Bohol, Philippines. She has run a sari-sari (convenience) store for ten years now. This is the source of her daily income.
Bernadeth needs capital for the expansion of her business. She is requesting a loan to buy additional stock to sell, like detergents, canned goods, chips, and snack foods. With this, she will be able to attract and cater to more buyers in her store.
In the future, Bernadeth 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.