Candelaria is a married woman from Getafe, Bohol. She has three grown children. She runs a sari-sari (variety) store. This is the source of her income.
Candelaria is asking for a loan to buy more stock to sell like canned goods, candies, noodles, soap and detergents. With this, she will be able to improve her stock, thus attracting more buyers in her store.
In the future, Candelaria hopes 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.