Romeo runs a sari-sari, or variety store, in his own place in San Miguel, Bohol, Philippines. He has been in the business for more than 10 years now, selling various goods like bread, biscuits, noodles, and canned goods.
Romeo is asking for a loan to buy more items to sell in his store, such as canned goods, noodles, soda, soap, and shampoo.
In the future, Romeo hopes to make his business a success.
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.