Jhaquilou is a married woman from the town of Bien Unido, Bohol. She runs a small 'sari-sari' or variety store business selling various goods and items to the people in her place. Her husband is a fisherman.
Jhaquilou is asking for a loan to buy stock to sell like canned goods, eggs, snack foods and materials for house repair like cement, wood, nails and others. With this, she will be able to improve her business as well as her shelter.
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.