Rubina is a 47-year-old married woman from Talibon, Bohol. She has six children. The youngest is eight. She runs a sari-sari (variety) store. She sells various goods including beverages, noodles, biscuits, sugar, canned goods, shampoo and detergents.
To fill her store with stock, she requested a loan of 8,000 PHP to buy more supplies like beverages, noodles, canned goods, toiletries and dry goods. In the future, Rubina would like to become successful entrepreneur and also support the education of her children.
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.