Gabina is a 62-year-old married woman and a mother of five grown-up children from San Miguel, Bohol. She runs a convenience store selling various goods to the people in the community.
Gabina is asking for a loan to buy additional stock of products to sell in her store, such as soap, shampoo, soda, and canned goods.
Gabina hopes to expand her business in the future so that it will continue to generate more income necessary for the needs of the family.
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.