Lucila is a 51-year-old married woman and a mother of five children. She lives with her family in San Miguel, Bohol.
Lucila earns a living through her sari-sari or retail business, selling various goods and commodities to the people in her place. Lucila is also in the dressmaking and tailoring business.
Lucila is asking for a loan to buy additional groceries to sell like canned goods, candies, soap, soda and beverages, rice, chips and snack foods. Also, she plans to buy materials for her tailoring business like cloth, thread and other items. Lucila believes that this loan can help her improve her business.
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.