Vivian runs a sari-sari, or convenience store, selling various items to the people in Cortes, Bohol. Vivian is asking for a loan to buy more stock to sell, like canned goods, candies, noodles, rice, soap and toiletries, soda and other beverages. Through this, she will be able to cater to more customers in her store, thus augmenting her sales and income. In the future, Vivian dreams of making her business a success and 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.