Roberta is 57 years old and comes from the community of Jagna, Bohol. She is married with three grown children. For a year now, she has been operating a sari-sari (variety) store business for a profit. She sell snacks, canned goods, noodles and seasoning in her store. Her business allows her to generate an average income of 5,000 PHP per month.
She is asking for a loan to buy additional stock of candies, canned goods and detergent.
In the future, she plans to buy more products and items that she did not previously carry to increase her overall income and profitability.
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.