Guillerma is a 27-year-old married woman and a mother of four children from Talibon, Bohol. She runs a sari-sari (convenience) store, selling various goods and items like soda and beverages. Guillerma is also engaged in seaweed farming.
Guillerma is asking for a loan to buy seaweed seedlings and straw. With this loan, she will be able to improve her business as well as her income. In addition, she wants to save money for the schooling of her children.
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.