Naida is a 62-year-old, married woman, from Talibon, Bohol. She has four grown children.
She runs a sari-sari (variety) store. She sells various items, like soft drinks, noodles, condiments, coffee, sugar, soaps, and biscuits. She has been running a variety store for more than ten years.
To continue her livelihood activity, Naida requested a loan of PHP 6,000 to buy more stocks, like canned goods, noodles, and soft drinks, and fishing materials, like fish net.
In the future, Naida would like to expand her sari-sari store business to have a stable source of livelihood.
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.