Elisa T., 45 years old is a store owner who sells also rice in their own village. She has two children, 12 years old the eldest and all are in elementary grades school. She started her sari-sari store way back 1998 because she doesn't have any livelihood to get for money to buy food and clothing.
Now, he store is quite bigger than before. However, she still needs additional capital to get along with the demands of her customers. She needs atleast Php 25,000 to add her merchandise display so that she will be able to offer her customers more selctions with variety.
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.