Genoveva is a 37-year-old married woman and a mother of a 12-year-old son; she comes from Getafe, Bohol. Genoveva operates a 'sari-sari' or variety store business selling various goods to the people in her place. Her husband works as a fisherman.
Genoveva is asking for a loan to buy stock for her store like canned goods, snack foods, sodas and beverages, soap and toiletries. With these, she will be able to improve her store and attract more buyers thus augmenting her sales and income.
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.