Lanida has a Sari-sari (variety) store business in the community of Alicia, Bohol. In her store she sells basic household items like soft drinks, chips, detergent, canned goods and seasoning. In addition to her store, she also do rice farming. These businesses helped in raising her family. She is asking for a loan of 6000 PHP to buy wine, soft drinks, toiletries, canned goods, chips and seasoning for better income. She is 40 years old, married with two children ages 16 years old.
In the future, Lanida hopes to become a stock holder and have a comfortable life.
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.