Benjie is a 31-year-old married man and a father of four young children from Talibon, Bohol. He runs a sari-sari or variety store selling various goods and items to the people in his area.
Benjie is asking for a loan to buy additional groceries to sell like canned goods, noodles, candies, biscuits, soap and toiletries. With this, he will be able to better cater to his customers and sell more products to buyers in his 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.