Carmelita earns her income through her 'sari-sari' or variety store business selling various goods and items to the people in her place in San Miguel, Bohol. This is the source of her income.
Carmelita is asking for a loan to buy more stock to sell like canned goods, candies, soda. biscuits, snack foods and others. Through this, she will be able to buy more stock in bulk and attract more buyers to her store.
Carmelita is hopeful that one day she will be able to improve her store and augment her 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.