Lucia is a 47-year-old married woman from Getafe, Bohol. She earns a living through her sari-sari (or variety store) business, selling various goods and commodities to the people in her area.
Lucia is asking for a loan to buy additional stock to sell like canned goods, noodles, rice, soda, soap and toiletries. With this loan, she will be able to attract and cater to more buyers in her 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.