Lisa is a 41 year old married woman and a mother of four children. She earns a living through her sari-sari store, selling various goods and items to the people in her neighborhood. Her husband works as a farmer.
Lisa is asking for a loan to buy canned goods candy, soda, bread and biscuits, soap and toiletries to sell at her store. With this, she will be able to improve her business and augment her income. In the future, Lisa hopes of making her business sustainable.
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.