Cecilia runs a sari-sari store business in Trinidad, Bohol, where she lives with her family. A married mother of seven, Cecilia earns 10000 PHP per month selling rice, snack foods, toiletries and various other items. She works hard to help improve her family's living conditions. Now requesting a loan to buy more items to sell such as rice and canned goods, Cecilia hopes to increase her sales and business profitability.
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.