Helen is a 45-year old married woman and a mother of two grown-up children from CPG, Bohol. She runs a retail store selling various goods like food. This is her source of income.
Helen is asking for a loan to buy rice, biscuits and snack foods, soda and beverages, soap and toiletries. With this, she will be able to improve the diversity of her stocks thus allowing her to sell more to her customers. In the future, Helen hopes of making her business a stable source of income.
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.