Deborah is a 20-year-old woman from Panglao, Bohol. She has been operating her 'sari-sari' store (variety store) business for two years now. She sells a variety of goods, snacks and soft drinks. She usually earns 4,000 Php every month. This is the source of her income.
Deborah is requesting a loan to buy more merchandise to sell like biscuits, snacks, canned goods, noodles, toiletries, sugar, milk and other goods. Through this loan,she will be able to buy such items and display them in her store to catch the attention of the customers in her community.
In the future, Deborah hopes to expand her business and earn more profit.
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.