Gina is a 32-year-old married woman and a mother of three young children from Panglao, Bohol.
She runs a sari-sari or variety store business selling various goods and commodities to the people in her community.
Gina is asking for a loan to buy additional stock to sell, like canned goods, candies, rice, biscuits, soap and toiletries and to pay for the school expenses of her children.
Gina is optimistic that one day she will be able to improve her business and augment her income.
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.