Perpetua is a married woman and a mother of two children from Loon, Bohol. Perpetua runs a sari-sari or variety store business, selling various goods and items to the people in her area. This is the source of her income.
Perpetua is asking for a loan to buy additional stock to sell like canned goods, soda and beverages, noodles, rice, and other items. Through this, she will be able to attract and cater to more buyers in her store thus augmenting her sales and income. In the future, Perpetua dreams of expanding her store so that it will generate more revenue.
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.