Belinda is an entrepreneur from Talibon, Bohol. She runs a sari-sari (variety) store business. She sells items like canned sardines and tuna, detergent, soap and soft drinks to the people in her community. Belinda works hard to improve her business and support her family.
Belinda's loan will be used to buy more items to sell such as soft drinks, rice and canned goods. She hopes to expand her business in the future.
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.