Shirly is a married woman who lives in the town of Sto. Niño, South Cotabato with her family. She is a farmer who primarily grows rice to sell. Shirly also runs a sari-sari (variety) store business where she sells various items like vinegar, detergent, soap, and soy sauce.
Shirly requested this loan to purchase fertilizers and other farm inputs.She hopes to have a successful 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.