Marilyn is 41 years old from Dagohoy, Bohol. She is married with two children ages 18 and 20. Marilyn has owned a Sari-sari store that caters to the needs of her neighborhood for nine years now. She sells basic household items like seasoning, canned goods, noodles, eggs, toiletries, snack food, candies and soft drinks. She is asking for a loan to buy additional stocks of canned sardines, corned beef, cooking oil, shampoo, soft drinks and different vegetables. She is hoping that with the loan she will not experience a lack of items needed by her customers. Her income will be for family daily consumption.
In the future, she hopes to have an abundant life and more capital to expand her business.
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.