Pompia is a 62-year-old entrepreneur from Trinidad, Bohol. She owns and manages a sari-sari store business located at her town's public market. Pompia sells items like sugar, eggs, canned goods, toiletries and spices. She earns 10000 PHP per month with her business.
Pompia is requesting a loan to buy more merchandise to sell such as rice, softdrinks and pig feeds. Pompia plans to use any extra profit to pay for her 15-year-old child's school expenses.
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.