Susana is a 54-year-old married woman and a mother of three grown-up children from Getafe, Bohol. She earns a living through her sari-sari store business selling various goods and items to the people in her place. Susana is asking for a loan to buy more stocks to sell like canned goods, noodles, soda and beverages, soap and toiletries among others. With a loan, Susana will be able to improve the variety of her stocks thus augmenting her sales and income. Susana hopes to make her business a success and a sustainable 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.