Valeriana has earned a living through her sari-sari, or variety store, for several years now. She sells various goods and commodities to the people in her area. Her husband works as a fisherman.
Valeriana is asking for a loan to buy canned goods, noodles, bread and snack foods, soda, beverages, soap and toiletries and other items for her store. With this loan, she will be able to increase her inventory and attract more buyers in her store.
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.