Aida earns a living through her sari-sari or variety store. She sells various goods ranging from food products to cleaning agents. Ada lives with her family and her five children in the town of Bien Unido, Bohol. Aida is asking for a loan to buy more stocks to sell like canned goods, candies, noodles, soap and toiletries, biscuits and snack foods. With this, she will be able to attract more customers to her store, 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.