Grace is a 32-year-old married woman and a mother of three children. She runs a 'sari-sari' or variety store business selling various items to the people in her place. Grace is asking for a loan to buy more stock to sell like rice, sodas and other beverages, noodles, canned goods, candies, soap, toiletries and others. With this, she will be able to attract more customers and make more sales.
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.