Anastacia is 38 years old and from Alicia, Bohol. She is married with four children, ages 6-12. Anastacia has been engaged in farming rice and a sari-sari store (general store) business for 15 years now. In her store she sell detergent, sugar, shampoo in sachets, cooking oil, vinegar and soy sauce. She is asking for a loan to buy fertilizer, seedlings, canned goods, toiletries and seasonings. This will help improve her inventory and sustain her farming needs.
In the future, she would like to expand her business by adding different merchandise that she can resell for a profit for her store to earn better.
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.